The Man Who Invented Christmas parents guide

The Man Who Invented Christmas Parent Guide

Featuring Charles Dickens' classic, A Christmas Carol.

Release date November 22, 2017

The story behind the creation of Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol is told as the author's (Dan Stevens) imagination brings to life the beloved characters. Christopher Plummer also stars in the role of Scrooge.

Why is The Man Who Invented Christmas rated PG? The MPAA rated The Man Who Invented Christmas PG for thematic elements and some mild language

Run Time: 104 minutes

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Why is The Man Who Invented Christmas rated PG? The Man Who Invented Christmas is rated PG by the MPAA for thematic elements and some mild language

Violence:
- Brief non-graphic violence.
- Depiction of physical assault.
- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence in a bullying context, with no blood and little detail.
- Mildly frightening scenes and grotesque images.
- Some scenes may frighten young children.

Sexual Content:
- Embracing and kissing.

Profanity:
- Occasional use of mild profanities.
- Limited use of slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Alcohol use.

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News About "The Man Who Invented Christmas"

The Man Who Invented Christmas is a Canadian and Irish production. It is based on a book, The Man Who Invented Christmas: How Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol Rescued His Career and Revived Our Holiday Spirits by Les Stanford. The movie's script depicts the novelist, Charles Dickens who penned the classic yuletide tale, A Christmas Carol. In a humorous manner, the author's imagination brings to life the characters he is trying to create in his story. Dan Stevens, who plays Dickens, can also be seen in the live action Beauty and the Beast and in Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb. The role of Ebenezer Scrooge is filled by Canadian-born actor, Christopher Plummer, who is best-known for his part as Captain von Trapp in The Sound of Music. From the Studio: The Man Who Invented Christmas tells 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. By Bleeker Street

Cast and Crew

The Man Who Invented Christmas is directed by Bharat Nalluri and stars Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer, Jonathan Pryce, Ian McNeice.

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Another writer becomes familiar with her characters in a delightfully similar way in Miss Potter. Dickens' classic tale has been adapted to the screen in A Christmas Carol and The Muppet Christmas Carol.

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