The Amazing Mr. Blunden (2021 film)

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The Amazing Mr. Blunden
Written by Mark Gatiss
Directed byMark Gatiss
Music byBlair Mowat
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
ProducersIsibeal Ballance
Richelle Wilder
CinematographyDavid Higgs
EditorMark Everson
Running time90 mins
Production companyAdorable Media
Original network Sky Max
Original release24 December 2021 (2021-12-24)

The Amazing Mr. Blunden is a 2021 fantasy television film, written and directed by Mark Gatiss [1] [2] [3] and is a remake of Lionel Jeffries' 1972 film The Amazing Mr. Blunden . [4] Both films were based on the 1969 novel The Ghosts by Antonia Barber.


It features cameo appearances by Madeline Smith and Rosalyn Landor who both appeared in the 1972 version.


Modern teenagers Lucy and Jamie become caretakers of a ruined house that's haunted.



The Telegraph 's review gave the film four out of five stars. [5]

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