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A Christmas Carol

2009 | 96 min | K-12 | animation, drama, family, fantasy

Ebenezer Scrooge only cares about money and despises his loved ones. Scrooge especially hates Christmas. As the ghosts of Christmases past, present and future warn him against continuing his current selfish life, Scrooge must decide whether to change his life or live in solitude surrounded by his hatred.

This is the film version of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Story (1843), which premiered in 2009. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis, and Jim Carrey plays a six-part role as Ebenezer Scrooge, both young, middle-aged and old, in addition to Carrey playing three spirits that haunt Scrooge.

About the movie


  • fear
  • social class differences

Educational levels

  • middle schools
  • primary schools


  • animation
  • drama
  • family
  • fantasy


  • based on a book
  • Christmas

Age limits

  • K-12


  • Walt Disney

For media educator

Genre: Fantasy, animation, 3D animation and motion capture technology. Themes of the learning material: the character of the Christmas Carol, a classic work and example, the meaning of Christmas, the picture of the times and Dickens’ language, ghost stories, Charles Dickens, poverty and hypocrisy. The tasks in the learning material are designed for 5th-8th graders.