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A Christmas Carol (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Family | Fantasy  -  20 November 2000 (UK)
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In this modern day adaptation of Charles Dickens classic novel, a mean loan shark is the subject of a haunting, attempting to make him see the error of his ways.

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Eddie Scrooge
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Liz Smith ...
Joyce
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Bella
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Ben Inigo Jones ...
Ghost of Christmas Future (as Ben Inigo-Jones)
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Jude (as Joanne McIntosh)
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Mrs Marley
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In this modern day adaptation of Charles Dickens classic novel, a mean loan shark is the subject of a haunting, attempting to make him see the error of his ways.

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Filmed on location on the Alexandra Road council estate in Camden, London. The iconic estate was built between 1968 and 1978 by architect and artist Neave Brown. It has been featured in many other blockbuster and TV films as the archetypal British ghetto. Considered a masterpiece of it's time it is now synonymous with crime and grime and the worst sort of social deprivation due to a failed attempt to force people to live in a what was aptly likened to modern concrete prison. See more »

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A fantastic version for the modern day!
30 November 2004 | by (Wales) – See all my reviews

I am an avid fan of the 'carol' movies, and have read the book more times than I can count. Some version of 'Carol' are terrible, some are brilliant, this movie goes into the latter choice. Kemp brings us a very believable Scrooge, a loan shark in a council estate. We see more of Scrooges love, Belle (or rather, Bella, in this new version), who fills out the character like I have never seen before. The ghosts were fantastically thought out, instead of being random spirits, these ghosts were close to Scrooge in their lives. The Ghost of Christmas-Yet-To-Come being the biggest shocker of all.

This is undoubtedly my favorite take on the 'Carols' so far, and I would recommend it to anyone. I really, really hope that one day, it will be brought out onto DVD, I don't think the recording I made of it when it aired will last much longer from being watched.


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