09 20 Oct '24

Jimmy T. Murakami

Christmas Carol: The Movie

Edition 2001
98' - 2001 - Fantasy, Family - Dialogue: English
Director: Jimmy T. Murakami Composer: Julian Nott With: Simon Callow, Kate Winslet, Nicolas Cage, Rhys Ifans, Jane Horrocks, Juliette Stevenson, Michael Gambon
This project is an imaginative re-telling of Dickens’ most enduring story. This adaptation is framed by Dickens recounting the story to an excited New York theatre audience. The unexpected appearance of a mouse leads him into the tale, which begins amid the pitiful conditions of an Alms Hospital run for the benefit of the poor and needy. Mounting debts mean that the only doctor is thrown into prison, leaving kind-hearted Belle on her own. She discovers that the debts are now owned by Ebeneezer Scrooge, a man to whom she was once engaged. Drained of the spirit of love and humanity he once possessed, Scrooge is now a cruel, cold man. On Christmas Eve he is shocked to be visited by the ghost of his long dead business partner Jacob Marley, who brings him a warning. Before disappearing, the ghost explains that Scrooge will be visited by three further spirits. (press kit)

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Credits

Director

Jimmy T. Murakami

Composer

Julian Nott

With

Simon Callow, Kate Winslet, Nicolas Cage, Rhys Ifans, Jane Horrocks, Juliette Stevenson, Michael Gambon

Scenario

Robert Llewellyn, Piet Kroon

Editor

Taylor Grant

Producer

Iain Harvey

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United Kingdom

Screenplay based on

A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens)

Year

2001

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