The Man Who Invented Christmas

The Man Who Invented Christmas

DVD - 2018
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In 1843, the celebrated British novelist, Charles Dickens, is at a low point in his career with three flops behind him and his family expenses piling up at home. Determined to recover, Dickens decides to write a Christmas story and self-publish it in less than two months. As Dickens labors writing on such short notice, his estranged father and mother come to bunk with him. Still haunted by painful memories of his father ruining his childhood by his financial irresponsibly, Dickens develops a writer's block which seems to have no solution. As such, Dickens must face his personal demons epitomized through his characters, especially in his imagined conversations with Ebenezer Scrooge. Now with a looming deadline, Dickens struggles for inspiration against his frustrations and his characters' opinions in a literary challenge creating a classic tale that would define the essential soul of modern Christmas.
Publisher: [Canada] : Elevation Pictures, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
Branch Call Number: DVD Man
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (104 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches
digital,optical,surround,Dolby Digital 5.1
video file,DVD video,region 1

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Crpalace68
May 15, 2018

A man who knows a lot about Charles Dickens and his work and I enjoyed this film; even out of season.

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RainbowRabbit
May 02, 2018

This is a different take on the classic A Christmas Carol. It conveys the details of the tsoty but fails to bring out the spirit.

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Crpalace68
May 15, 2018

Crpalace68 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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