Saturday, 5th December 2020 - 2:30pm
Tickets will go on sale from Wednesday November 25th, costing £7.50 (£5.50 – Regal Film Society members, Friends of the Regal, full-time students and unemployed). They may only be booked by telephoning the Regal box office on 01643 706430 between 9.30am and 12.00pm (Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday). Tickets are NOT available on line.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
A Christmas Carol (Cert PG)
Dirs Jacqui Morris and David Morris UK 2020 96 mins
“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach!”
This special film presentation to celebrate Christmas is based on the novel by Charles Dickens and voiced by a cast of leading actors, including Simon Russell Beal, Martin Freeman and Carey Mulligan.
A Victorian family prepares a paper theatre for a performance of A Christmas Carol. The audience enters the imagination of one of the children and soon the cardboard stage transforms to reveal a magical world containing real dancers and stylised sets.
The classic tale unfolds in a rich and absorbing tapestry of drama featuring sumptuous visual effects which are inspired by the techniques of early cinema. In a twist of format, characters are portrayed by dancers and voiced by actors.
The mix of danced action and spoken narration brings fresh dimension to Dickens’ characters and poetic language, while remaining true to the beauty of the original narrative.
The film also features the voices of Daniel Kaluuya, Andy Serkis, Siân Phillips and Leslie Caron.