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One Christmas (1994)

A young man is sent to visit his estranged father for Christmas in 1930 in New Orleans. Based on an autobiograhical short story by Truman Capote.

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Cast

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Cornelia Beaumont
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Dad
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Emily
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Buddy
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Bus driver
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Troy Simmons ...
Toby
Marilyn Allen ...
Miss Ivy
Mary Lucy Bivins ...
Miss Julene
Henderson Gilliland ...
Glenn Gilmore
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Mr. Farris
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David Lenthall ...
Billiard player
Thomas Myers Jr. ...
Salesman
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A young man is sent to visit his estranged father for Christmas in 1930 in New Orleans. Based on an autobiograhical short story by Truman Capote.

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19 December 1994 (USA)  »

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Truman Capote's One Christmas  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Katharine Hepburn's last film appearance. See more »

Goofs

In the restaurant when Buddy and his father are eating oyster's, the Tabasco bottle on the table is not vintage from the 1930s. It is the present-day bottle with a red plastic top. That would not have been a 30s bottle. See more »

Quotes

Dixon Hobbs: Thought I might find you here.
Dad: Well, if isn't the very sturdy Dixon Hobbs. What brings you here?
Dixon Hobbs: My sister's money. Don't tell me you haven't heard I've been looking for you.
Dad: Mm, word is you have some concerns about an investment she's made.
Dixon Hobbs: My only concern is how fast you're going to give her that money back.
Dad: Are you telling me that you question her ability to make her own decisions?
Dixon Hobbs: [grabs Dad by shirt collar] Let's just say, I don't think it's a sound business investment.
Dad: I didn't realize the...
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Definately inspiring and cute!
21 August 2003 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

This is such a cute film! It's a great Christmas movie and really cheer you up! I was surprised at Winkler's performance actually! I also was surprised that Hepburn only had 3 or 4 scenes, what she did have was adorable! She was practically just playing herself! Great, cute, family film!


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