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A Christmas Carol

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Synopsis

A reinvention of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.
The radical new take on Dickens’ classic seeks both to exhume the original story’s gritty commentary on social inequality and the corrupting influence of greed, and to breathe new life into the lyricism of the original text by setting its scenes to extraordinary tableaux of modern dance.
The opening scenes of the film follow a Victorian family preparing a toy theatre for their annual performance of A Christmas Carol. As the family's grandmother narrates the much-edited story and her grandchildren change the scenery, we enter the imagination of one of the children in the audience and watch as the cardboard stage, and the story with it, transforms into a darkly fantastical otherworld.

Details

Year
2019
Type of film
Features
Running Time
90 mins
Format
HD
Director
Jacqui Morris, David Morris
Producer
Jacqui Morris
Executive Producer
Laurence Gornall
Screenwriter
David Morris (adaptation), Charles Dickens (original story)
Director of Photography
Michael Wood
Production Designer
Darko Petrovic
Music
Alex Baranowski
Principal Cast
Carey Mulligan, Andy Serkis, Daniel Kaluuya, Simon Russell Beale, Martin Freeman, Dame Siân Phillips, Leslie Caron
Choreographed by
Russell Maliphant

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Last updated 12th November 2018

Production Company

A Frith Street Films production in association with Unannounced Film Company Ltd.

Frith Street Films
50 Frith Street
London W1

Unannounced Film Company Ltd.
56 Greek Street
London
W1D 3DU
+44 (0)207 732 0694
info@unannounced.co.uk

Sales
Company

Saboteur Media (A Goldcrest Company)
Mark Lindsay, President
799 Washington Street
New York
NY 10014
USA
+1 (212) 897 3922 / +1 (917) 535 4833
mlindsay@saboteurmedia.com