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The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)

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

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Leech
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Mrs. Fisk
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Chapman
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Jacob Marley
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The Man Who Invented Christmas tells of the magical journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer), Tiny Tim and other classic characters from "A Christmas Carol." Directed by Bharat Nalluri (MISS PETTIGREW LIVES FOR A DAY), the film shows how Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) mixed real life inspirations with his vivid imagination to conjure up unforgettable characters and a timeless tale, forever changing the holiday season into the celebration we know today.

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Rated PG for thematic elements and some mild language | See all certifications »
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22 November 2017 (USA)  »

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Dickens: L'uomo che inventò il Natale  »

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Cast members Miriam Margolyes, Ian McNeice, Ger Ryan and Jonathan Pryce have previously appeared in adaptations of Oliver Twist, another popular novel that Charles Dickens wrote. Margolyes portrayed Mrs. Corney in the 1985 miniseries produced by the BBC, as well as narrated the 2012 documentary The First Fagin, about the creation of the novel's villian, Fagin. McNeice appeared in the 2005 film adaptation as a workhouse board member. Ger Ryan appeared in the 1999 miniseries adaptation as Mrs. Sorrowberry, the undertaker's wife. And Pryce played the role of Fagin during the 1994 West End revival of Lionel Bart's Oliver!, and even appeared on the show's cast recording. See more »

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