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Where God Left His Shoes -- A failed boxer (Leguizamo) struggles to find a job and an apartment for his family on Christmas Eve.


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A failed boxer (Leguizamo) struggles to find a job and an apartment for his family on Christmas Eve. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

John Leguizamo ... Frank Diaz

Leonor Varela ... Angela Diaz

David Castro ... Justin Diaz
Samantha M. Rose ... Christina Diaz
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

David Abeles ... Singer
Jeannie Andresakes ... Holiday Shopper

Rosa Arredondo ... Shelter Assistant
Michael Basile ... Waiter
D.C. Benny ... Security Guard #2

Kimberly Bigsby ... Waitress

Toni D'Antonio ... Nurse

Charles Dumas ... Morris
Chris Edwards ... Pedestrian

Jerry Ferrara ... Vinny
Jason Fiore-Ortiz ... Longo Kid

Cheryl Freeman ... Shelter Director

Billy Griffith ... Eviction Marshall
Jennifer Holguin ... Holiday Shopper

Sakina Jaffrey ... Doctor

Chance Kelly ... Police Officer
Elisabeth Kiernan Averick ... Hostess (as Elisabeth Kiernan)
J. King ... Security Guard #1

Rock Kohli ... News stand clerk
Jill Marie Lawrence ... Human Resource Woman

Adriane Lenox ... Carita
Sydney Mercedes ... Holiday Shopper
Christina Myhr ... Shopper
Stephen Payne ... Smiddy

Manny Perez ... Luis
Adam S. Phillips ... Shopper

Ashley Reyes ... Child shopper

Frank Rodriguez ... Hector
Dave Salerno ... Aldo
Christian Shorter ... Pianist
Hope Shorter ... Singer
Clifton Weddington ... Vagrant
Christiane Brown ... Extra (uncredited)
Philip E Jones ... Waiter (uncredited)
Paola Tonini ... Mother of Trick-Or-Treaters (uncredited)
Rennel Turner ... Shopper (uncredited)

Shana Wiersum ... Waitress (uncredited)

Directed by
Salvatore Stabile 
Writing credits
Salvatore Stabile (written by)

Produced by
Jody Allen .... executive producer (as Jody Patton)
Paul G. Allen .... executive producer
Michael Caldwell .... producer
Rebecca Donaghe .... co-producer
Daniel Edelman .... producer
Petra Hoebel .... executive producer
Richard Hutton .... producer
Rosanne Korenberg .... executive producer
Salvatore Stabile .... producer
Original Music by
Jeff Beal 
Cinematography by
Vanja Cernjul (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Chris Monte 
Casting by
Sig De Miguel 
Production Design by
Ernesto Solo 
Art Direction by
Matteo De Cosmo 
Set Decoration by
Adam Kurland 
Costume Design by
Mikaela Wohl 
Makeup Department
Linda Kaufman .... makeup artist
Joanna McCarthy .... key makeup artist
Leo Won .... key makeup artist: pickups
Production Management
Beau J. Genot .... post-production supervisor
Michael Hastings-Black .... production manager: second unit
Susan T. Parsons .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Blazina .... second assistant director
Jason Graham .... additional second assistant director
Urs Hirschbiegel .... first assistant director
Patrick Huber .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Maura Anderson .... art intern
Victoria Dearing .... art department coordinator
Hannah Newman .... assistant to props master
Lupita Nyong'o .... art intern
Marko Orso .... property master
Maia Rose .... art department intern
Sound Department
Joshua Anderson .... additional production sound mixer
Shaun Brennan .... foley artist
Tom Efinger .... sound re-recording mixer
Tom Efinger .... sound supervisor
David Ellinwood .... dialog editor
Michael Gassert .... additional boom operator
Eric Gitelson .... assistant sound editor
Judy Karp .... production sound mixer
John Moros .... foley engineer
Jaime Reyes .... boom operator
Adam Sanchez .... boom operator
Abigail Savage .... sound designer
Abigail Savage .... sound effects editor
Nicholas Schenck .... assistant sound editor (as Nicholas J. Schenck)
Kevin Seaman .... production sound mixer
Mike Urdaneta .... boom swinger
Visual Effects by
Ricardo Guzman .... scanner operator
Manny Siverio .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Nathaniel Bates .... electrician
Sung Rae Cho .... first assistant camera
Pierre Colonna .... camera operator: "b" camera
Joseph Dell'Olio .... still photographer
John Frisbie .... gaffer
Ryan Gibeau .... third electrician
Kevin Hayden .... camera loader
Brian Rigney Hubbard .... camera operator: "b" camera
Kurt Hyman .... key grip
Michael Kenney .... first assistant camera
Denny Klakamp .... grip
Megan Nole .... second assistant camera
Aaron Randall .... best boy electric
Dawn Rider .... best boy grip
Agnes Rodriguez .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Liz Sales .... additional second assistant camera
Jennifer Scarlata .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Casting Department
Danielle Pretsfelder .... extras casting coordinator
Kyle Stephen .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
P.J. Chu .... wardrobe supervisor
Chrissy Kuhn .... additional wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
George Bunce .... on-line editor
Ron Gordon .... assistant editor
David B. Hastings .... on-line assistant editor
Scot Olive .... colorist
Matthew Reedy .... digital intermediate producer
Music Department
Budd Carr .... executive music producer
Nora Felder .... executive music producer
Craig Spencer .... music editor
Other crew
Ronald Arceneaux .... production assistant
Greg Bernstein .... legal services
Kimberly Bigsby .... tutor
Pilar Binyon .... production coordinator: Vulcan Productions
Carol A. Compton .... script clearance
George Edelman .... production assistant
Drew Ernst .... production assistant
Jason Fesel .... production assistant
Dan Gloeckner .... production assistant
Trish Gray .... location scout
Raquel Gutiérrez .... production assistant
Matthew Kreiner .... production coordinator
Ronnie Kupferwasser .... location manager
Geof Miller .... development consultant
Michael Nank .... publicity: Vulcan Productions
Brendan O'Rourke .... assistant location manager
John Perez .... additional location scout
John Perez .... location manager: additional photography
Karen J. Robles .... script supervisor (as Karen Robles)
Patrick Sheedy .... production accountant
Samantha Stabile .... assistant to director/producer
Greg Staley .... key production assistant
Kathy Castro .... child acting coach (uncredited)
Rosemary Lombard .... thanks
Elias Scoropanos .... special thanks

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Also Known As:
"A Christmas Wish" - International (English title) (alternative title)
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96 min
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0 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Not a family movie., 21 April 2013
Author: AbundantDay from United States

I greatly disliked this movie because it presented a very unhealthy way of parenting and allowed disrespect of children for parents. The language was real profane, especially between a stepfather and a young child. Every imaginable profanity was used. The story also showed a parent figure stealing in front of his stepson and using filthy words in front of him and allowing him to do the same. The stepdad also teased his 9yr old stepson about french kissing girls, which seems far too young to be dealing with a 9yr old child about. The movie turned me off in every way, except for the last scene where the stepdad tells his stepson he loves him. It is definitely not a movie for children. It does reflect reality on the street but most don't live in that way and my concern is that the title and jacket might appeal to families or young children and they will be shocked by its content. I can't imagine where the title came from. It seems very inappropriate. I give it a one because of my above comments and it was one of the worst movies I've seen.

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