Man Who Invented Christmas

First Look: The Man Who Invented Christmas

September 8, 2017
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THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS, directed by Bharat Nalluri (Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day) features a stellar cast which includes Dan Stevens (Beauty and the Beast, FX’s “Legion”) as “Charles Dickens,” Christopher Plummer (Academy Award winner for BeginnersThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) as “Scrooge,” and Jonathan Pryce (“Wolf Hall,” “Game of Thrones”) as “Dickens’ father.”

October 1843. Charles Dickens was broke and distressed. Despite early success, his last three books had failed. Rejected by his publishers, he set out to write and self-publish a book he hoped would keep his family afloat. This is the story of the six fever-pitched weeks in which Dickens created A Christmas Carol, the masterpiece that changed the holiday into the merry family event we know today.

(source: Bleeker Street Media)

The Man Who Invented ChristmasComing to theatres on November 22nd, THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS, is one to put on your calendar for a Thanksgiving holiday family outing.

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.


Watch the magical world of Charles Dickens come to life in the Official Trailer:


Directed by Bharat Nalluri
Written by Susan Coyne
Starring Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer and Jonathan Pryce

Bleecker Street will release THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS in theaters on November 22, 2017


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Andrea Stunz is a wife, mom, mother in law and a ridiculously proud grandmother. She is a Jesus-loving pilgrim and a writer who loves stories; living them, hearing them, sharing them and capturing them through the camera lens as often as possible. You can find more of her writing at

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