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Scrooge

6.9
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Original title
Scrooge
Year
Running time
118 min.
Country
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Director
Screenwriter
Leslie Bricusse (Tale: Charles Dickens)
Music
Leslie Bricusse
Cinematography
Oswald Morris
Cast
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Producer
Cinema Center Films / Waterbury Films
Genre
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.
Awards
1970: 4 Nominations Oscar: Art Direction, Costume Design, Song, Original Song of OST
1970: Golden Globes: Best Actor - Musical/Comedy (Albert Finney). 5 Nominations
1970: BAFTA Awards: Nominated to Best Art Direction
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