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Of the three main characters who did the most figure skating (Erin, Katie and Otto), only Brittany Bristow as Erin had any significant experience and skill on the ice. In Erin's final competitive scenes, a double was used, but otherwise she did most of the skating. Doubles did almost all the skating for the other two characters. See more »
A charming Christmas film for the whole family - rent it now!
My family watched this last night during our Friday family film and pizza night. This is a really good, charming film! It's an engaging movie, with lots of positive lessons. It also tells a good Santa Claus tale that keeps the mystery of the North Pole intact for young viewers.
I'd put this in with the league of quality family films like "Because of Winn-Dixie." My kids are 3, 6, and 11 years old. We all loved it. It even made my 6 year-old a bit weepy (he said he had dust in his eyes ;) This will be a holiday staple in our house for years to come. If you have kids, go out and rent or buy this little gem from Canada. Levar Burton has made a sweet family film here; he certainly appears to have a sense for what family moviegoers want to see.
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