Continuity mistake: Before Edward is looking at the family pictures you can see some scars on his face are open, when the camera focuses back on him the scars are closed.
A modern day fairy tale which tells the story of Edward, the man created by an inventor, who died before finishing him and left Edward with scissors where he should have hands. One day when the local "Avon" representative calls at the historic mansion where Edward has been living alone, she takes him home to stay with her family. He has to adapt to the new life and environment that he isn't used to. Soon he shows a talent in cutting hair and hedges, and wins every body's heart. But life isn't always so sweet.
Edward gets framed and he is hated by the whole town apart from the Boggs (the family he lives with). We find out that the Avon representative's daughter Kim has feelings for Edward, and she admits this at the end after Edward stabs Jim (Kim's ex) who tries to kill Edward because he was jealous. At the very end we found out that the old lady from the start telling the story is Kim in her older days. Edward is immortal and that he is making it snow by making lots of ice sculptures - the ice shavings are being let out over the town.
Officer Allen: We're looking for the man with the hands.
Question: I have seen the movie several times, but I cannot figure this out. Why does Jim want to steal items from his own house in order to get money for a car? If the plan had been successful, his father would probably find it strange that he had money for a car after their house was robbed. Especially because Jim's father is aware that Jim wants a car, since Jim complained about his father being too "cheap" to buy him one. Would it not make more sense to rob another person's house?
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