The Man Who Invented Christmas (film)

The Man Who Invented Christmas
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byBharat Nalluri
Produced by
  • Robert Mickelson
  • Ian Sharples
  • Paula Mazur
  • Mitchell Kaplan
  • Andrew Karpen
  • Vadim Jean
Written bySusan Coyne
Based onThe Man Who Invented Christmas
by Les Standiford
Starring
Music byMychael Danna
CinematographyBen Smithard
Edited by
  • Stephen O'Connell
  • Jamie Pearson
Production
companies
Distributed by
Release date
  • 22 November 2017 (2017-11-22) (Canada)
Running time
104 minutes[2]
Countries
  • Ireland
  • Canada
LanguageEnglish
Box office$8.1 million[3]

The Man Who Invented Christmas is a 2017 Christmas biographical comedy drama film directed by Bharat Nalluri and written by Susan Coyne. Based on the 2008 book of the same name about Charles Dickens by Les Standiford, the joint Irish/Canadian production stars Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer, and Jonathan Pryce, and follows Dickens (Stevens) as he conceives and writes his 1843 novella A Christmas Carol.

The film was produced by Parallel Film and Rhombus Media.[4] It was released by Bleecker Street in the United States on 22 November 2017,[5] and by Thunderbird Releasing[6] in the United Kingdom on 1 December 2017. It received generally positive reviews from critics.[7]

  1. ^ "Opening Gala: The Man Who Invented Christmas". Cork Film Festival. Retrieved November 20, 2017.
  2. ^ "THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS (PG)". British Board of Film Classification. November 21, 2017. Retrieved October 22, 2017.
  3. ^ "The Man Who Invented Christmas". Box Office Mojo. IMDb. Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  4. ^ "Bharat Nalluris The Man Who Invented Christmas finished principal photography". Screen Ireland. February 6, 2017. Retrieved December 20, 2020. with support from the Irish Film Board
  5. ^ Hipes, Patrick (November 7, 2016). "Dan Stevens & Christopher Plummer To Star In Charles Dickens Tale 'The Man Who Invented Christmas'". Deadline Hollywood. Penske Business Media. Retrieved November 10, 2016.
  6. ^ "The Man Who Invented Christmas: Official UK Trailer Released". The Arts Shelf. October 25, 2017. Retrieved December 20, 2020. Thunderbird Releasing has launched the official UK trailer for THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS, out in cinemas nationwide on Friday 1st December, 2017
  7. ^ Dingle, Jon (September 23, 2017). "The Man Who Invented Christmas UK Release Date Announced". Filmoria. Retrieved January 8, 2018.

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