The Divine Order: Writer-director Petra Volpe’s film is about an unassuming housewife in Switzerland in 1971, who takes a part time job against her husband’s will and becomes the poster child for her town’s suffragette movement. Not rated. Opens Friday at the Opera Plaza.
The Man Who Invented Christmas: Directed by Bharat Nalluri, the movie, starring Christopher Plummer as Scrooge, shows how Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) mixed real life inspirations and his imagination to create his timeless “A Christmas Carol.” Rated PG. At the Embarcadero.