A film by MALCOLM HOSSICK
Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth in 1813 into a struggling family whose fortunes gradually went downhill. novelist. He got very little education but in spite of that began writing as a journalist and soon had launched his first fiction work to almost immediate success. The film shows the difficulties he overcame and his life as the first dazzling literary superstar. It is followed by an overview of his works. 2nd ed 2019 dur:37'