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A Christmas Visitor (2002)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  21 December 2002 (USA)
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A father struggles with the past. A daughter fights for the future. A mother searches for answers. The Boyajians have not celebrated Christmas in 11 years. They lost their faith when they ... See full summary »

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George Boyajian
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Carol Boyajian
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Matthew
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Jean Boyajian
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John Boyajian
Riley Chitty ...
Jean Boyajian (11 yrs)
Richard Blackburn ...
Larry Williamson
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Mary Simpson
Mung-Ling Tsui ...
Dr. Ortiz
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Tom
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Artie
Craig Eldridge ...
Lester
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Young Man #1
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Miss Kearney
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A father struggles with the past. A daughter fights for the future. A mother searches for answers. The Boyajians have not celebrated Christmas in 11 years. They lost their faith when they lost their son to the Persian Gulf War. Now a stranger has joined them - around the same age the boy would have been. Is he a con artist? Or is this young man the miracle their family has been waiting for. William Devane, Reagan Pasternak and Dean McDermott star in a remarkable story of loss and renewal. This Christmas, a stranger will change them forever. Written by Anonymous

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When George is showing Matthew his late son's medal, the box contains the Distinguished Service Cross Medal. However the award ribbon above the medal is the Armed Forces Expeditionary Service Medial. Award boxes always contain the matching ribbon for the award, never two different awards in the same box. See more »

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Matthew: ...it's like light and dark. The moonlight touches down on the field and becomes apart of its beauty. Darkness is also it's light. What do you see when you look out there? Do you see the darkness or the moonlight? Or both? Can you separate the two? Should you?
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Wonderful story..
30 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is not about action or thrills. Those seeking those kinds of thrills will not find this movie entertaining. It is a movie about life and the spirit of family, and it is a wonderful story. Every year I watch it with my family, and I always cry at the end, and I am a man of 40! I think the story is great, and I can actually relate with William Devane's character. I think he plays it perfectly. The mom is good, and the daughter plays a great part as well. You actually FEEL for these people, like, you know what they are going through. If you love a warm, good, story, about family, life, overcoming adversity, and just to Believe....then this is a must-see movie. The end alone is worth it.


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