Elevation Pictures brings us another priceless gem just in time for the holidays, opening across Canada this Friday, November 24!
The Man who Invented Christmas features the what is behind the work of Charles Dickens as he wrote a Christmas Carol, the inner workings of a writer as he dealt with creative blocks and his personal demons from his childhood. The film is outstanding in that it brought out personal traumas in those who saw the film and offers a possible transformation. Outstanding performances by Dan Stevens and Christopher Plummer add to the quality of the movie.
The triumph of the Christmas Carol shows the persistence of Dickens against many odds and offers some valuable tips for writers.
Elevation Pictures is releasing their new film THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS in theatres across Canada on Friday, Nov. 24th. The film is a Canada-Irish co-production starring Christopher Plummer (as Scrooge) and Dan Stevens (as Charles Dickens) Director: Bharat Nalluri. Screenwriter: Susan Coyne. The film shows how Charles Dickens came to write A Christmas Carol and how that tale would change how Christmas was celebrated around the world.
Special exhibition: In celebration of the new film The Man who Invented Christmas inspired by the journey of Charles Dickens writing his classic tale ‘A Christmas Carol’, Elevation Pictures and the Toronto Reference Library have teamed up to bring original Charles Dickens artifacts to Toronto. The exhibit, which is free to the public, features first edition copies of Dickens’ novels as well as personal letters and original paintings. The exhibit runs from Nov. 18th – Dec. 3rd on the 5th floor of the library.
With special thanks to the Afro News for this reprint: