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The Christmas Tree (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Family  -  22 December 1996 (USA)
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A story about a forming friendship between an elderly nun, Sister Anthony, and New York's Rockefeller Center's head gardener Richard Reilly, who wants to fell a tree she's been growing for ... See full summary »

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Sister Anthony
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Beth
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Richard Reilly
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Anna
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Sister Sarah
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Anna (Age 18)
Imogene Bliss ...
Sister Lucia
Therese Courtney ...
Mother Superior (1939)
Angela M. Da Costa ...
Spectator
Lulee Fisher ...
Sister Rose
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Sister Mary
Shannon Holt ...
Sister Lucia (1939 / 1959)
Lynne Innerst ...
Sister Frances
Chad Luberger ...
Roy
Kathleen McEntee ...
Sister Margaret
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A story about a forming friendship between an elderly nun, Sister Anthony, and New York's Rockefeller Center's head gardener Richard Reilly, who wants to fell a tree she's been growing for decades and move it to New York for Christmas display. Written by Abakusek

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L'arbre de Noël  »

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The best Christmas movie ever!
20 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie has become a traditional part of my Christmas season along with the movie All Mine to Give. I was lucky enough to have taped it when it was shown just once the following year and then never again. Of course I have all the advertisements, etc. to skip over but it is still worth it. This is a movie that stays with you forever. No matter how many times I see it I am still left with the same haunting feeling. I can't understand why it is not rerun or sold on DVD. Every year I search for a store copy of this beautiful movie showing how the greatest joy can be had with just the simplest things -- a tree and a beat up old satchel.


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