Favorite Christmas Movies — The Man Who Invented Christmas

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I have several Christmas movies that carry great meaning to me and that I have loved over many years. I have written about them before in this blog, and I will continue to do so. Now, however, I want to make a new entry into my list of favorite Christmas movies.

The Man Who Invented Christmas is an extraordinary film that was released two years ago. It is a wonderful movie  that explores the creative process of Charles Dickens as he wrote the classic novel, A Christmas Carol. The director is Bharat Nalluri, and this work is marvelous! We get a direct entrance into Dickens’ mind as he struggles with his writing. His characters appear and talk to him, which is an excellent touch.

The film is based on the book by Les Standiford, and the stars are Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer, and Jonathan Pryce. The entire cast, without exception, give extraordinary performances. Christopher Plummer as Scrooge is especially brilliant. Dan Stevens should be recognized as one of the finest actors today.

This film delivers the message of Dickens’ masterpiece, that humanity should be the business of everyone, that money should not be the focus of our lives, and that we should all try to help each other. It will capture your heart and soul, and it is a film I recommend completely! On a system of 5 stars, I give it five!

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Please, do yourself a favor, and watch this movie!

38 thoughts on “Favorite Christmas Movies — The Man Who Invented Christmas

  1. I’d heard of this film but not seen it. Thank you for the recommendation! My personal favorite holiday film of all time is Love Actually, with A Charlie Brown Christmas coming in second. A Christmas Carol with George C. Scott is probably 3rd. Great post!

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  2. Thank you for your heartful recommendation. Somehow I have never heard of this movie. I will track it down soon. There can never be too many ways to remind ourselves “that humanity should be the business of everyone, that money should not be the focus of our lives, and that we should all try to help each other.”

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