The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017) @ 1:56pm

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    • Saturday December 29, 2018
      1:56 pm - 3:40 pm
  • Location: GTCN channel 2.3
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Summary Sentence: Charles Dickens writes "A Christmas Carol" after finding inspiration in the people around him and his own desire to be a better person. His novella helps transform Christmas from a minor holiday into a celebration of goodwill.

Full Summary: In 1843, the celebrated British novelist, Charles Dickens, is at a low point in his career with three flops behind him and his family expenses piling up at home. Determined to recover, Dickens decides to write a Christmas story and self-publish it in less than two months. As Dickens labors writing on such short notice, his estranged father and mother come to bunk with him. Still haunted by painful memories of his father ruining his childhood by his financial irresponsibility, Dickens develops a writer's block which seems to have no solution. As such, Dickens must face his personal demons epitomized through his characters, especially in his imagined conversations with Ebenezer Scrooge. Now with a looming deadline, Dickens struggles for inspiration against his frustrations and his characters' opinions in a literary challenge creating a classic tale that would define the essential soul of modern Christmas. GTCN Movie Schedule The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017) - IMDb

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In 1843, the celebrated British novelist, Charles Dickens, is at a low point in his career with three flops behind him and his family expenses piling up at home. Determined to recover, Dickens decides to write a Christmas story and self-publish it in less than two months. As Dickens labors writing on such short notice, his estranged father and mother come to bunk with him. Still haunted by painful memories of his father ruining his childhood by his financial irresponsibility, Dickens develops a writer's block which seems to have no solution. As such, Dickens must face his personal demons epitomized through his characters, especially in his imagined conversations with Ebenezer Scrooge. Now with a looming deadline, Dickens struggles for inspiration against his frustrations and his characters' opinions in a literary challenge creating a classic tale that would define the essential soul of modern Christmas.

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The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017) - IMDb

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GTCN, free movies, flicks, matinee
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  • Created By: wcollins37
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 6, 2018 - 6:42pm
  • Last Updated: Dec 6, 2018 - 6:42pm