A Christmas Carol 2009

A Christmas Carol is a 2009 film adaptation of Charles Dickens’ 1843 story of the same name. The film is written and directed by Robert Zemeckis, and stars Jim Carrey in a multitude of roles, including Ebenezer Scrooge as a young, middle-aged, and old man, & the three ghosts who haunt Scrooge.

The 3D film will be produced through the process of performance capture, a technique Zemeckis has previously used in his films The Polar Express (2004) & Beowulf (2007). A Christmas Carol began filming in February 2008, and will be released on November 6, 2009. Plot: Charles Dickens’ timeless tale of an old miser who must face Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet-to-Come, as they help to bring kindness to his otherwise cold heart. The Ghosts remind him of the man he used to be, the hard truth of what the world is today, and what will happen if he does not strive to be a better man. Set around Christmas, the most joyous day of the year, Scrooge realizes the sharp contrast of his own personality. Jim Carrey plays four separate roles in this updated version of A Christmas Carol. Carrey portrays Scrooge, as well as the three ghosts (Past, Present, and Yet-to-Come). His dynamic character roles keep the four characters as diverse as being played by four actors. Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future trilogy) has his chance to dabble in telling a story through the windows of time, as he directs the long-awaited remake. Cast * Jim Carrey as Ebenezer Scrooge/Ghost of Christmas Past/Ghost of Christmas Present/Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come * Gary Oldman as Jacob Marley/Bob Cratchit/Tiny Tim * Cary Elwes * Colin Firth as Fred * Bob Hoskins as Mr. Fezziwig * Robin Wright Penn * Fionnula Flanagan




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