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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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Ruth Doyle
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Berry Thompson
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Mary Fogarty ...
Agatha
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J.T. Thompson
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Mary Louise Wilson ...
Corinna
Kurt Deutsch ...
Alexander Foster
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Deputy Howie
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Gerald Foster
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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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Trivia

This was the 203rd Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) television presentation. 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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Referenced in Silver Bells (2005) See more »

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Fabulous dialog
14 April 2003 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

I've watched this movie over and over, and still love it. The story line is a little fantastical, totally in line with other holiday fare like "A miracle on 42nd street," but the dialog and characters are what really distinguish it. At least six of the cast have solid, deep characters with great dialog, integral to the story, which builds wonderfully and sparingly. Not an opportunity is lost for quaint, touching, moving lines (bring your tissues.) Yes, there are bad guys, but very much in the background, representative of an uncaring world. The focus here is on building family, and trust. Don't miss Mary Fogarty and Mary Louise Wilson as Agatha and Corinna, the ideal grandmothers.


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