A movie by Tim Burton, reminicent of Frankenstein
, in which an elderly inventor attempts to teach a machine how to be a human. The inventor dies before he can finish, leaving the "young man" with scissors for hands. The boy is left alone until an Avon
lady named Pegfinds him and takes him to live with her in Florida
. At first, "Edward" is popular; but the tide turns when he falls for Peg's daughter, Kim.
"Edward Scissorhands" is a tragic cult classic.