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A Season for Miracles (1999)

A miracle occurs for a homeless family consisting of two children neglected by their incarcerated mother and their protective aunt who is trying to keep them out of the foster system with the help of an angel.

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Cast

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Emilie Thompson
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Ruth Doyle
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Police Captain Nathan Blair
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Berry Thompson
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Angel
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Hon. Judge Nancy Jakes
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Agatha
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Sadie Miller
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J.T. Thompson
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Alanna 'Lani' Thompson
Mary Louise Wilson ...
Corinna
Kurt Deutsch ...
Alexander Foster
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Deputy Howie
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Gerald Foster
Gail Grate ...
Holly McBride
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When a young woman's niece and nephew are threatened with foster care after her sister is hospitalized following yet another overdose, she flees with them until they land in the sleepy town of Bethlehem just before Christmas and a series of kindnesses and coincidences gives the trio a chance at happiness. Written by Anonymous

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12 December 1999 (USA)  »

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: A Season for Miracles (#49.2)  »

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The DVD version of the movie has scenes and extended scenes that were cut/shortened in recent television airings of the film on the Hallmark Channel. See more »

Goofs

After Nathan convinces Emilie to give him and the town two weeks, there is a montage of scenes implying the passage of time. However, in the final scene after the montage ends when Nathan comes out of the house and they're all admiring the lights, it's the same day as the day he convinced her to stay for two weeks. Also during the montage you see the Christmas tree up without any decorations; however, previously, when Alexander Foster shows up at her door, the tree is there and fully decorated. See more »

Quotes

Sadie: Nathan's playing Santa *this* year.
Emilie: Oh, I bet he loves that.
Sadie: I hope so.
[chuckles]
Sadie: He doesn't know yet.
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Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

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One of Hallmark's best TV movies...
20 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie. I ordered it online the next day, I wish I had taped it. The movie is in many ways a feel-good holiday movie, but the acting was outstanding by all. Carla Gugino especially did a fabulous job. The only complaint I have about this movie is about the ending. It seemed like everything was wrapped up in the last five minutes, and while I know the movie had to have a happy ending, it was an unrealistic one. But overall, this was a very good drama, I highly recommend it.


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