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The Christmas Card (2006)

US soldier visits the town from where an inspirational Christmas card was sent to him by a church group that mails cards out to servicemen as a goodwill effort.

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Luke
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Sgt. Cody Cullen
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Faith Spelman
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Rosie Spelman
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Paul
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Richard
Andrew Sanford ...
Sammy
Kate Hamon ...
Selma
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Molly
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Rev. Ives
Kurt Johnson ...
Eric
Brooke Davis ...
Liddy
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Jonesy
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Lewis (as Chad Collins)
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Edo
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US Army sergeant Cody Cullen's horror tour in Afghanistan ends when his fellow soldier Jonesy is killed in an attack while they are delivering medical supplies in Nurestan. Cody is put on leave and goes to return private possessions to Jonesy's bride turned widow. On his way home he passes Nevada City, California, where he meets Faith Spelman, who writes the parish's Christmas cards to lonely soldiers, who had coincidentally included him, an orphan. He happens to save her dad Luke from a serious car run-over. The Spellmans invite Cody home for dinner, then the Christmas tide. He proves a great help in the family logging firm. Vietenam vet Luke wants Cody as son-in-law, but although charmed, Faith still seems committed to rarely present fiancé Paul, a wine broker. Written by KGF Vissers

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Bozicna voscilnica  »

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The covered bridge Cody is seen riding his motorcycle out of is located at Bridgeport State Park outside of Penn Valley, CA and downstream of the California Memorial for the Vietnam Veterans. It's closed to vehicular traffic, but is open to pedestrians. See more »

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Back at the house after Paul first arrives, Paul is loading wood into a roaring fire. When Cody comes in with more wood there is no fire lit and he says he'll start one after getting washed up but Paul says he's got it covered. See more »

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References Crocodile Dundee (1986) See more »

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O Come, All Ye Faithful
Composed by John Francis Wade
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Why this film Rocks
1 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

First) The cast is great. Second) Its a film about adults. Third )The Setting is beautiful. Fourth) The characters are believable Fifth) It is about love.

This film is first rate all the way. I was not exactly excited to see this. Later I found myself "Yelling at The Television" and I never do that. So the film was working on me more than I knew when I was watching it.

I really love this film. Yes you can most likely guess the ending but "Not all of it" which makes this movie an emotional experience you will enjoy. This film is meant for ADULTS. Its not for people that love "Spider-Man".

The story is a man is on leave from the Iraq war. With no family of his own he goes to a town where the residents send "Christmas Cards" to our service men. To say anything more would be wrong. I love this film. If you like love stories then this is a must. If your a guy buy this for your girlfriend or wife and watch it together. Trust me you will thank me later.

Watch it and enjoy


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