Tim Burton charming homage to Frankenstein got one Oscar nomination
Young Victor Frankenstein (Charlie Tahan) dearly loves his dog Sparky. Consequently the smart little boy is devastated when a car hits Sparky and his pet is no more. But young Victor has a talent for science and finds a way to do the impossible: bring Victor back to life! However it turns out to be very problematic to convince his friends and neighbors that Sparky isnt a terrible monster and actually a nice little pet!
Over 200 puppets were created for the film, which was animated in stop motion and filmed in black and white. The film has been rendered in 3D to give the classic nature of this movie a hyper-real edge.
Frankenweenie is nominated for an Academy Award in the category Best Animated Feature Film of the Year.
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