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A Town Without Christmas (2001)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Family  -  16 December 2001 (USA)
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In the small town of Seacliff, Wash., a child's letter to Santa Claus captures the nation's attention. When the little boy, Chris, writes that he wishes to leave this world so he will no longer be a burden to his divorcing parents, a race begins to find him before he harms himself.

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David Reynolds
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Ted
Isabella Fink ...
Megan
Jeffrey R. Smith ...
Syd
Daniel Kash ...
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Sheriff Bridges
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Literary Agent
Faith Ward ...
Mrs. Hargrave
Stacy Smith ...
Rhonda (as Stacey Smith)
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Martha Irving ...
Sally
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In the small town of Seacliff, Wash., a child's letter to Santa Claus captures the nation's attention. When the little boy, Chris, writes that he wishes to leave this world so he will no longer be a burden to his divorcing parents, a race begins to find him before he harms himself. Written by Anonymous

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A Magia do Natal  »

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The first of three movies starring Peter Falk in the role of 'Max', a heavenly guide, written by Michael J. Murray and Ken Gross and directed by Andrew Wolk. The others, 'Finding John Christmas' (2003) and 'When Angels Come to Town' (2004) were produced by Viacom and Paramount respectfully. See more »

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Followed by When Angels Come to Town (2004) See more »

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A pleasant holiday charmer.
17 December 2001 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

This teleplay, scripted by Michael J. Murray, is a pleasant holiday charmer. While there's nothing new here (it combines elements of practically every version of "A Christmas Carol," including the darkly edgy "Scrooged"), earnest, understated performances by Patricia Heaton and Peter Falk (he's still alive?!?) make "A Town Without Christmas" worth a watch. My vote? A mild 6.


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