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A Holiday for Love (1996)

Christmas in My Hometown (original title)
A man is sent to a small town to assess which of the workers in the local factory that supplies the town with jobs should get the boot when the downsizing begins. He gets sidetracked when he falls in love with a local, a cute single mom.

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Jacob (Jake) Peterson
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Emma Murphy
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Margie
Jack Jessop ...
Happy
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Gosling
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Joe Marsdon
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Cal Marsdon
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Sheriff Tom Uhll
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Justin
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Katie (as Camille James-Adams)
George King ...
George
Ann Holloway ...
Sue
Paul O'Sullivan ...
Ed
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Hal
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A man is sent to a small town to assess which of the workers in the local factory that supplies the town with jobs should get the boot when the downsizing begins. He gets sidetracked when he falls in love with a local, a cute single mom.

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Sometimes You Have to Lose Your Way to Find Your Heart.

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Drama | Family | Romance

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A Holiday for Love  »

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Tim makes a phone call from his hotel room about one hour into the movie, and someone answers, on a phone without a phone cord. See more »

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CHRISTMAS IN MY HOMETOWN
Written by Sonny James and John Skye
Courtesy of Acuff-Rose Music, Inc.
Performed by Travis Tritt
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Watchable Film With a Cast that Can deliver
15 January 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

BEWARE OF BOGUS REVIEWS. SOME REVIEWERS HAVE ONLY REVIEW ONE FILM. WHEN ITS A POSITIVE REVIEW THAT TELLS ME THEY WERE INVOLVED WITH THE PRODUCTION. IF ITS A NEGATIVE REVIEW THEN THEY MIGHT HAVE A GRUDGE AGAINST THAT PRODUCTION. NOW I HAVE REVIEWED OVER 200 Christmas MOVIES. I HAVE NO AGENDA. I AM FARE ABOUT THESE FILMS.

"Christmas films" get the short end of the stick when it comes to getting critical acclaim. This film doesn't help the case that these films are "Predictable" but what this films does have is charm to spare.

In this warm holiday drama an executive forced to cut the jobs of many people working at a small-town tractor factory gets a big surprise when he's mistaken as the savior of the local economy. Melissa Gilbert, Tim Matheson, Travis Tritt, Michelle Trachtenberg star. AKA: "Christmas in My Hometown."

The film does Emphasize "Faith" "Hope" "Loyality" "Love" "Forgiveness" "2nd Chances" and "Family"

This film is family safe but mainly adults over 30 will enjoy this most.

This was enjoyable. If you come across it watch it.


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