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Holiday Heart (2000)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama  |  10 December 2000 (USA)
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A drag queen takes in a drug addict and her daughter and helps raise the daughter.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Holiday Heart
Niki Dean (as Jessika Quynn Reynolds)
Johnathan Wesley Wallace ...
Jambalaya Blue (as Johnathan Wallace)
Pastor Henry
Mrs. Owens
Penthouse M.C.
Guy Fauchon ...
Travel Agent Dan
LT (as Ronald Selmour)
Patricia Idlette ...
Mrs. Walker
Mary Antonini ...


A drag queen takes in a drug addict and her daughter and helps raise the daughter.

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A drag queen faces his toughest act ever. Fatherhood. See more »



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and drug content | See all certifications »




Release Date:

10 December 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Vida É Mesmo Assim  »

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Silas: Man, I know you think I ain't shit.
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17 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What a surprise I had when I accidentally came across this movie. I saw Holiday Heart on Logo early one Saturday morning after dropping my partner off at the airport. I was basically killing time! NOT! I began watching the film and I simply couldn't stop! I was hooked after the first ten minutes.

This is really a great little film and I recommend it to everyone. It touches a lot of issues and the setting is so refreshingly different. I also think Ving did a brilliant job playing the main character. I am sure he is glad to have that as part of his CV.

As for the rest of the cast, I thought they all did a great job. It wasn't until later that I remembered where I had seen Mykelty Williams

  • Boomtown. He played a great supporting role! Its great that Logo is

bringing this movie to us and I hope plenty of people get to see it.

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