The Man Who Invented Christmas is all set to hit the theatres on November 22, 2017. The first official trailer, as well as the poster of the Charles Dickens biopic, has been released by Bleecker Street NY film distribution company. Check out the poster and the trailer below, starring Dan Stevens as Charles Dickens in his youth, Jonathan Pryce playing Dickens’s father and Christopher Plummer as the stony-hearted Ebenezer Scrooge.

Behind the scenes of A Christmas Carol

The Man Who Invented Christmas, as the name suggests depicts the magical journey of the famous Victorian author, Charles John Huffam Dickens and how he created the classic, A Christmas Carol.

Directed by the Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day fame Bharat Nalluri, the film draws its inspiration from Les Standiford’s book of the same name. The screenplay of The Man Who Invented Christmas is written by Susan Coyne, who gained widespread popularity for Mozart In The Jungle.

A sneak peek into the life of Charles Dickens

The film will be an enthralling experience to witness how the visionary Dickens drew his inspirations from his life to contrive the intense characters such as Tiny Tim and Ebenezer Scrooge. The story is set on the background of the 18th Century Victorian era, at the point when Dickens was having a hard time battling his financial distress. Despite the harsh reality, his highly imaginative mind curated an iconic text, which not only transformed his fate but also has remained forever as a bearer of the Christmas spirit. Much like his other novels, A Christmas Carol is another vital text which depicts Victorian lifestyle and characters elaborately.

The text is heavily loaded with symbolism and not only appeals to adults but is also a fun-filled tale for the children and therein lies the success of the author.

The importance of the iconic and timeless tale, A Christmas Carol, in transforming a holiday season can never be overstated. Thus, the overwhelming nostalgia associated with the classic plays a vital role in heightening the expectation from The Man Who Invented Christmas, not only among the bookworms, and the fans of Victorian literature, but others as well.

Have you already watched the trailer of The Man Who Invented Christmas? Does it reignite your nostalgia with A Christmas Carol? If you haven't watched it yet, watch it below and share your thoughts on whether it is a big thumbs up or a disaster!