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Closing Night: The Man Who Invented Christmas (NI Premiere)

Sunday 26 Nov 2017 - 8:30pm
Admission: 
£6

Using real-life inspiration and a vivid imagination, author Charles Dickens brings Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and other classic characters to life in "A Christmas Carol,"

The 30th Foyle Film Festival Light In Motion (LIM) Short Film Awards, sponsored by City Of Derry Crystal, will be announced and presented before the Closing Night Gala Screening of THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS. Followed by Special Reception in Martha's Vineyard. 

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.

Director: 
Bharat Nalluri
Cast: 
Dan Stevens, Jonathan Pryce, Christopher Plummer, Simon Callow, Miriam Margolyes
Country: 
Canada/ Ireland
Certificate: 
Parental Guidance
Duration: 
1hr 44mins
Year: 
2017
Admission
£6