The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)

PG   |    |  Biography, Comedy, Drama


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The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of "A Christmas Carol," a timeless tale that would redefine Christmas.


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28 October 2020 | bastos
7
| Good biopic on the making of A Christmas Carroll
For me this is how you do a good biopic. Stay faithful to what happened but at the same time be creative with the way you tell the story. This is a mix of fairy tale and history, which is the exact formula needed to tell the story of the creation of A Christmas Carroll. The book is such an iconic piece of literature that helped reshape the way people in England saw Christmas, and the movie shows very well how that happened. The cast is good, headlined by the excellent Christopher Plummer playing a wonderful Scrooge. Good period recreation and well directed, this movie has little faults. For it to be a crowd-pleaser while also historically accurate is not an easy task and if I can find any flaw is that it plays a little too safe. Nevertheless, well done.

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Release Date:

22 November 2017

Language

English, Italian


Country of Origin

Ireland, Canada

Filming Locations

Ireland

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,357,129 26 November 2017

Gross USA:

$5,676,486

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,127,070

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