For some people, the coldest, loneliest night of the year falls on Christmas Eve. "Solstice" tells the story of one of those people, Nick Allman, a disillusioned young man who has lost ... See full summary »

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Mike Kelley ...
Nick
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Kristine (as Mary Margaret McCloud)
Peter Contos ...
Christmas Caroler
Tommy Contos ...
Christmas Caroler
Christopher Matsakis ...
Christmas Caroler
Mark Mikhael ...
Christmas Caroler
Shereen Mikhael ...
Christmas Caroler
Anna Pipilas ...
Christmas Caroler
Maria Pipilas ...
Christmas Caroler
Angela Vasiliadias ...
Christmas Caroler
Maris Vasiliadias ...
Christmas Caroler
Demetra Vranas ...
Christmas Caroler
Jennifer Keiper ...
Radio Newscaster
Timothy J. Elliott ...
Lake Shore Drive Motorist
James Manella ...
Policeman
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For some people, the coldest, loneliest night of the year falls on Christmas Eve. "Solstice" tells the story of one of those people, Nick Allman, a disillusioned young man who has lost touch with the true spirit of the holidays. Set in Chicago on Christmas Eve, it follows his day from morning till midnight as he encounters a variety of characters who help renew his belief in a season where everyone's expectations run high. Written by Jerry A. Vasilatos <jvasilatos@nitestar.com>

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For some people the coldest, loneliest night of the year falls on Christmas Eve.

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12 December 1994 (USA)  »

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The Night Before Christmas  »

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$130,000 (estimated)
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One of the best Christmas films I've seen
28 December 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of my favorite holiday films mainly because its magic is found in reality.. And the reality being pretty gloomy and straight forward... Which is basically the main character in this film. You don't have have Santa Claus.. No elves.. No talking snowman.. But you have Chicago in the winter.. You have this man's life during the holidays and how negatively meaningful it is to him.. And certain events wake him up.. And that is the true magic of Christmas.. Very well acted and directed.. Cast and crew did an amazing job indeed and it's quite simple in that sense that you find that magic right in front of you no matter how bad things can be.. And watching this film really shows that. I love it. What can I say. 10 out of ten .


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