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Comfort and Joy (2003)

The life of Jane Berry was all materialist, until one Christmas Eve, she is involved in a car accident that changes her life forever. She wakes up to discover she is the mother of two, a ... See full summary »

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Jane Berry
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Troy Keller
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Heather Keller
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Alison Phillips
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Frederica
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Dr. Frances Atkinson
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Alicia Phillips
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Derek Phillips
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The life of Jane Berry was all materialist, until one Christmas Eve, she is involved in a car accident that changes her life forever. She wakes up to discover she is the mother of two, a wife and that her only job is in the house, besides her frequent volunteer work. Written by Alyssa K. willowbee04@aol.com

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She's home for the holidays... but is this really her home? See more »

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1 December 2003 (USA)  »

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Comfort and Joy - Was für eine Bescherung  »

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Trivia

Jane's boss' name in this movie is Mr Jorkin. Ebenezer's Scrooge's boss' name is also Mr. Jorkin in the 1951 version of The Christmas Carol starring Alistar Sims. The name is too specific for this to be a coincidence. Obviously, this was a reference to the older movie. See more »

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When Jane has her car accident you hear squealing tires but she is driving on snow. See more »

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Features Sunset Blvd. (1950) See more »

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A charming and welcome addition to our Christmas movie collection
29 October 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a lovely and charming Christmas movie. It's well written and well acted, with a clear storyline from beginning to end. No, you don't know why and you won't know why or how Jane remembers this other life she never lived, but you don't know the how or why of the fantasy of It's a Wonderful Life or A Christmas Carol either - or of all the other movies that feature a character who has some kind of awakening on Christmas Eve.

Comfort and Joy is a thoroughly enjoyable movie about finding the life you never knew you really wanted. It has a positive message, but it isn't the slightest bit sentimental or sugar-coated.

I'm delighted to have found Comfort and Joy; it's a great addition to our Christmas movie collection. I look forward to watching it every year along with all of our other favourites.


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