- Original title
- Running time
- 118 min.
- United Kingdom
Leslie Bricusse (Tale: Charles Dickens)
Cinema Center Films / Waterbury Films
Musical | Christmas
- Movie Groups
Charles Dickens Adaptations
| A Christmas Carol
- Synopsis / Plot
- In 1860, the stingy and cranky Ebenezer Scrooge that hates Christmas; loathes people and defends the decrease of the surplus of poor population runs his bank exploiting his employee Bob Cratchit and clients, giving a bitter treatment to his own nephew and acquaintances. However, in the Christmas Eve, he is visited by the doomed ghost of his former partner Jacob Marley that tells him that three spirits would visit him that night. The first one, the spirit of past Christmas, recalls his miserable youth when he lost his only love due to his greed; the spirit of the present Christmas shows him the poor situation of Bob's family and how joyful life may be; and the spirit of future Christmas shows his fate. Scrooge finds that life is good and time is too short and suddenly you are not there anymore, changing his behavior toward Christmas, Bob, his nephew and people in general.
: 4 Nominations Oscar: Art Direction, Costume Design, Song, Original Song of OST
: Golden Globes: Best Actor - Musical/Comedy (Albert Finney). 5 Nominations
: BAFTA Awards: Nominated to Best Art Direction
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