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A musician, brooding over the marriage of his sometime girlfriend, decides to take his adopted daughter to his home in Texas to celebrate Christmas with his family. While there, he begins to rekindle the relationship he once had with his childhood girlfriend. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Wonderful Christmas Movie
23 April 2004 | by (Huxley, Iowa) – See all my reviews

I love movies that are set around Christmas time.This is one of my very favorite ones.I think that Christmas movies should be fun and inspirational.This particular movie is inspirational to me.Christmas is a time for families to get together, and for mankind to see the world in a very special way.This movie does that.I love the fact that the story is set in Washington, and in Texas.This is the sequel to the movie Sunshine from 1973.I love the fact that this sequel is a continuation to the first story. The thing that is so great is, that this story has humor and hope.The actors are wonderful.I got a particular joy from watching Pat Hingle and Eileen Heckart.They are two of my favorite actors.Cliff De Young and Barbara Hershey were wonderful too.The actress that played an older Jill was so cute.I recommend this story for Christmas time, or anytime.I have this movie.


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