The Film Catalogue
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Childrens, Family, Fantasy | English | 96 minutes

Company

Goldcrest


Cast & Crew

Directors

Jacqui Morris, David Morris

Producer

Jacqui Morris

Writer

Charles Dickens

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Daniel Kaluuya, Andy Serkis, Martin Freeman, Simon Russell Beale, Leslie Caron


Synopsis

A Victorian family prepares a paper theatre for a performance of A Christmas Carol. The audience enters the imagination of one of the children and quickly, the cardboard stage transforms to reveal a magical world containing real dancers and stylised sets.

The classic tale unfolds in a rich tapestry of highly absorbing, theatrical drama featuring sumptuous visual effects inspired by the techniques of early cinema. In a daring twist of format, characters are portrayed by dancers and voiced by an eclectic cast of the world’s most recognisable actors.

The mix of danced action and spoken narration brings fresh dimension to Dickens’ characters and poetic language, whilst remaining true to the beauty of the author’s original narrative.


Completion Year

2020


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