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Ken LaZebnik (written by)
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Release Date:
11 November 2008 (USA) See more »
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Love is the brightest light of all.
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A look at the inspiration behind Thomas Kinkade's painting The Christmas Cottage, and how the artist was motivated to begin his career after discovering his mother was in danger of losing their family home. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Jared Padalecki ... Thomas Kinkade

Marcia Gay Harden ... Maryanne Kinkade

Peter O'Toole ... Glen

Aaron Ashmore ... Pat Kinkade

Richard Burgi ... Bill Kinkade

Geoffrey Lewis ... Butch

Chris Elliott ... Ernie (as Chris Elliot)

Richard Moll ... Big Jim

Kiersten Warren ... Tanya

Jay Brazeau ... Mr. Rosa

Charlotte Rae ... Vesta

Edward Asner ... Sidney
Tegan Moss ... Nanette

Gina Holden ... Hope

Malcolm Stewart ... Lloyd

Gabrielle Rose ... Evelyn

David Bortolucci ... Deuce

Andrew McNee ... Pastor Richardson

Tseng Chang ... Mr. Chang

Nancy Robertson ... Deputy Hornbuckle

Brendan Penny ... Eugene

Chelan Simmons ... Miss Placerville

Billy Wickman ... Skip
Connor Logan Hill ... Shepherd Boy (as Connor Logan-Hill)
David Quinlan ... Soloist

Laura Mennell ... Nicole - Portrait

Thomas Kinkade ... Thomas Kinkade - 2007
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Johnny Sawchuk ... Local Neighbor (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Campus 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Ken LaZebnik (written by)

Produced by
Arla Dietz Campus .... producer
Michael Campus .... producer
Jason Constantine .... executive producer
Ogden Gavanski .... executive producer
Marc R. Gordon .... co-executive producer
Nanette Kinkade .... producer
Thomas Kinkade .... producer
Gordon Mark .... executive producer
Michael Paseornek .... executive producer
Donna Sloan .... co-producer
Julie Yorn .... producer
 
Original Music by
Aaron Zigman 
 
Cinematography by
Robert Brinkmann (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Don Brochu 
 
Casting by
Scot Boland 
Victoria Burrows 
 
Production Design by
Michael S. Bolton  (as Michael Bolton)
 
Art Direction by
Roxanne Methot 
 
Set Decoration by
Tedd Kuchera 
 
Costume Design by
Karen L. Matthews  (as Karen Matthews)
 
Makeup Department
Ian C. Ballard .... hair stylist (as Ian Ballard)
Susan Boyd .... assistant hair stylist
Megan Davies .... first assistant makeup artist
Michelle Hrescak .... first assistant makeup artist
Monica Huppert .... department head makeup artist
Fern Levin .... first assistant makeup artist
Sharon Markell .... first assistant hair stylist
Robert A. Pandini .... department head hair stylist (as Robert A Pandini)
Jessica Rain .... second assistant hair stylist
 
Production Management
Simon Abbott .... unit production manager
Bree Bailey .... manager of production: Lionsgate
Dan Byrne .... executive in charge of production: Sterling Media
Rosemary Lara .... supervisor of production: Lionsgate
Mark W. McCoy .... post-production manager
Curtis A. Miller .... supervisor of production: Lionsgate
Carl Pedregal .... post-production supervisor
John Sacchi .... senior vice president of production: Lionsgate
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chad Belair .... third assistant director
Josy Capkun .... second assistant director
Adrian Diepold .... second assistant director
Haylee Hubscher .... dgc trainee
Peter D. Marshall .... first assistant director
Greg Rousseaux .... first assistant director: additional photography (as Gregory Rousseaux)
Cindy Smith .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Ron Andrews .... lead painter
Waldemar Bellon .... scenic carpenter (as Waldemar 'Dezz' Bellon)
Jeff Bender .... scenic artist
Behjat Benham .... on-set dresser (as Behjat Benam)
Paul Birch .... carpenter
Ea Birkett .... on-set props
Josephine Bleuer .... greensperson (as Josie Bleuer)
Brenda Borrowman .... lead painter
Wayne M. Brooks .... construction
Lubor Cencak .... scenic artist
John Chaschowy .... greensperson
Jean-Paul Costaz .... paint coordinator
Jean-Paul Costaz .... scenic artist
R.D. 'Luther' Fairbairn .... property master
Mark Francis .... assistant property master
Milan Gelon .... lead painter (as Milan B. Gelon)
Paul Goodwin .... set dresser
Rose Goronzy .... set dressing buyer
Frank Haddad .... head greens
Chad Hanssen .... scenic carpenter
Randal Holden .... construction foreperson (as Randal James Holden)
Allan Holmes .... set dresser
Mark Howes .... set dresser
Paul Jenkinson .... set dresser
Barry Kemp .... assistant decorator
Peter Kennedy .... paint foreman
Patrick Kyne .... scenic carpenter
Peter Stanley Langdon .... scenic carpenter (as Peter S. Langdon)
John Lennig .... signwriter
Brant Lindroos .... lead decorator (as Brant William Lindroos)
John Lund .... storyboard artist
Malcolm MacLean .... scenic artist (as Malcolm Maclean)
Johanna Manders .... greensperson
Jaydene Maryk .... art department coordinator
Sarah McCulloch .... greensperson
Jerry McLaughlin .... scenic artist
Darren Miller .... assistant greens
John G. Miller .... scenic carpenter (as John Miller)
Larry Osland .... scenic painter
Ted Polkinghorne .... scenic painter
Dani Price .... set dresser
L.M. Primrose .... carpenter
Cindy Robertson .... assistant props
Duane Robinson .... carpenter (as Duane C. Robinson)
Richard Schultz .... greensperson
James Steuart .... assistant art director
Todd Tedeschini .... scenic painter
Chris Thompson .... construction coordinator
Michael Toby .... set designer
Rena Van Steele .... stand-by painter
Ronald Voskuil .... painter (as Ronald Erroll Voskuil)
Ray Wohlford .... set dresser (as Ray L. Wohlford)
Joyce Woods .... scenic artist (as Joyce H. Woods)
Patrick Zahorodniuk .... graphic designer
 
Sound Department
John Bires .... additional audio
Courtney Bishop .... adr recordist
Tricia Boer .... sound assistant
Kevin Patrick Burns .... sound re-recording mixer (as Kevin Burns)
Patrick Butler .... adr mixer
Robert Deschaine .... adr mixer
Joe Dzuban .... re-recording recordist (as Joe Dzubin)
Paul Flinchbaugh .... digital assistant
Dave Griffiths .... boom operator
Arda Gulesserian .... additional audio
Mike Howells .... adr recordist (as Mike Howlles)
Mike Iske .... adr mixer
Kimberly Jimenez .... additional audio
Bobby Johanson .... adr mixer
Daniel R. Kerr .... sound effects librarian
Duke Lim .... additional audio
Diane Marshall .... foley team
Matthew McKenzie .... adr mixer
Michael Miller .... adr mixer
Glenn T. Morgan .... supervising sound editor
Todd Orr .... sound re-recording mixer
Brent Planiden .... adr recordist
Patrick Ramsay .... sound mixer
Geoffrey G. Rubay .... sound effects editor (as Geoff Rubay)
Gary L.G. Simpson .... dubbing stage engineer (as Gary Simpson)
Peter Staubli .... adr editor
Peter Staubli .... dialogue editor
Peter Staubli .... sound re-recording mixer
Candisha Story .... adr recordist
Tami Treadwell .... adr recordist
Brett Voss .... foley team
Alan Wong Moon .... sound playback (as Alan Wong-Moon)
David Young .... additional audio
 
Special Effects by
Jeffrey Butterworth .... special effects first assistant (as Jeff Butterworth)
Terence J. Cox .... special effects assistant
Chris Flemington .... special effects assistant
Gary Heidrick .... special effects assistant
Amanda Paller .... special effects assistant
Robert Paller .... special effects coordinator
Attila Vaski .... special effects technician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Jamie Baxter .... matte painter: XY&Z Visual Effects
Patrick Clancey .... digital opticals: EFilm
Mike Uguccioni .... visual effects supervisor: XY&Z Visual Effects
 
Stunts
Ernie Jackson .... stunt coordinator (as Ernest Jackson)
Gerald Paetz .... stunt double
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Rick Allen .... second company rigging grip (as Richard M. Allen)
Matt Almas .... second company grip (as 'Matt Man' Almas)
Chris Bamford .... grip
Greg Beaton .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Dave Bird .... set wireman (as David J. Bird)
Dane Bjerno .... aerial camera technician
Hans Bjerno .... aerial director of photography
John Clothier .... Steadicam operator
John Clothier .... camera operator: "a" camera
Drew David .... grip
Sean Davis .... electrician
Rusty Deluce .... additional first assistant camera: second unit
Jim Filippone .... pilot: camera helicopter
Robert Finnigan .... camera trainee
Dan Fraser .... electrician (as Daniel Fraser)
Russell Hawkes .... dolly grip operator
Liane Hentscher .... still photographer
Leigh Jenkins .... second assistant camera: additional photography
Craig Jones .... assistant chief lighting technician
William Kassis .... electrician (as William J Kassis)
Robert Little .... key grip: additional photography
Álex Martínez .... second assistant camera (as Alex Martinez)
Neil McBride .... grip
Andy McLeod .... rigging lamp operator (as Andrew J. Macleod)
Saubrie Mohamed .... electrician
Dan Morrison .... second assistant camera: additional photography
Cam North .... first assistant camera (as Cameron North)
Cedar O'Rourke .... electrician
Frank Olic .... generator operator
Sean Oxenbury .... chief rigging electrician
Rob Parisien .... video assist operator
Diyah Pera .... still photographer
Joe Peters .... assistant chief rigging electrician
Dean Reca .... grip
Mike Stroman .... generator operator
Jase Tanner .... generator operator
David Tickell .... chief lighting technician
Jason Tidsbury .... rigging lamp operator (as Jason Tiasbury)
Jim Van Dijk .... camera operator (as Jim Van Dyke)
Jim Van Dijk .... cinematographer: second unit
Gordon Verheul .... camera operator: "b" camera (as Gord Verheul)
Johnny Walker .... first company rigging grip
Tony Whiteside .... first company grip
Carrie Wilson .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Kevin Young .... rigging: LX
Kurt Zelmer .... assistant chief rigging electrician
 
Casting Department
Tineka Becker .... casting associate
Heike Brandstatter .... additional casting
Sandra-Ken Freeman .... extras casting (as Sandra Ken Freeman)
Tiffany Mak .... casting assistant
Coreen Mayrs .... additional casting
Alicia Scott .... extras casting associate
Amy Nygaard .... casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marnie Ander .... costume supervisor
Ellen Anderson .... costumer
Andre Brouwer .... personal costumer: Peter O'Toole
Tess Brummitt .... costumer (as Teresa Brummitt)
Donna Christiano .... costume supervisor: additional photography (as Donna Cristiano)
Courtney Daniel .... costumer
Steve Holloway .... costume supervisor (as Steve The Great Holloway)
Janice MacIsaac .... assistant designer (as Janice Macisaac)
Julie O'Rourke .... costumer
Ann Russell .... costumer
Sandra Watson .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
David Abramson .... first assistant editor
Bryan Cantrall .... preview editor
George Chavez .... color timer
Elona Culwell .... post-production project manager
Beth Dewey .... digital intermediate producer: EFilm (as Elizabeth Dewey)
Ben Estrada .... digital colorist assistant: EFilm
Joe Finley .... colorist: preview
Cortney Haile .... post-production coordinator
Michael Hatzer .... digital intermediate colorist: EFilm
Chris Jensen .... digital colorist assistant: EFilm
Robert E. Phillips .... digital intermediate assistant producer: EFilm (as Robert Phillips)
Martha Pike .... digital intermediate editor: EFilm
Danita Slaughter .... digital opticals editor: EFilm
Jesse Wagler .... digital intermediate assistant editor: EFilm
 
Music Department
Diana Beas .... senior music coordinator: Lionsgate
Johnny Caruso .... music editor
Sandy DeCrescent .... score contractor (as Sandy De Crescent)
Chris Fagot .... senior director: soundtracks & digital, Lionsgate
Jay Faires .... president of music: Lionsgate
Jerry Hey .... orchestrations
Tricia Holloway .... music supervisor: Lionsgate
Jennifer Jesperson .... music clearance and licensing: Lionsgate
Steve Juliani .... music preparation
Kyle Newmaster .... composer: additional music
Dave Pelman .... composer: additional music
Peter Rotter .... score contractor
Steven A. Saltzman .... additional music editor (as Steven Saltzman)
Dennis S. Sands .... score mixer (as Dennis Sands)
Dennis S. Sands .... score recordist (as Dennis Sands)
D.L. Smith .... music technical consultant (as Dean Smith)
Michael Stern .... additional score recording
Lenny Wohl .... music business affairs: general manager & EVP, Lionsgate
Aaron Zigman .... music conductor
Aaron Zigman .... orchestrations
 
Transportation Department
Gus Bradley .... driver (as Angus Bradley)
Thea Brown .... driver
Robert Buxton .... picture car coordinator
Wayne Cuthbert .... driver: honeywagon
Tracy John Domich .... mechanic
Dave Driscoll .... driver: cast
Andy Earle .... driver
George Fennell .... driver: special equipment (as G M Fennell)
Peter Franta .... driver: Mr. Campus (as J. Peter Franta)
Dennis Friesen .... driver
Rick Giles .... driver: special effects (as Richard J. Giles)
Dan Groseclose .... driver
Russell Hardy .... driver (as Russ Hardy)
Dave Henderson .... driver
Les Joyner .... driver
John Ronald Kennedy .... driver
James Kish .... driver
Curt Martell .... driver
Gord McMillan .... transportation coordinator
Dale Miller .... transportation co-captain
Red Murphy .... driver
Karl 'OJ' Ojamae .... driver: construction (as Karl Robert Ojamae)
Frank Penko .... driver (as Frank Pienko)
Robert Sinclair .... driver: Mr. Padalecki (as Robert J. Sinclair)
Rod Stoner .... mechanic
Larry Tardif .... transportation captain
Ross Wilkinson .... driver: cable truck (as Ross 'Grizz' Wilkinson)
 
Other crew
Charlyn Adkins .... vice president of business and legal affairs: Lionsgate
Rob Archibald .... set production assistant
Mike Atwater .... set production assistant
Brent Badger .... set production assistant
Kirk Baily .... adr cast
Cassandra Barbour .... rights and clearances: Entertainment Clearances, Inc.
Tammie Barker .... set production assistant
Ildiko Barritt .... craft service
Tammy Bentz .... script supervisor: additional photography
Jenn Berthot .... production assistant (as Jennifer Berthot)
Wayne Black .... set security
Cedric Breuel .... background coordinator
Don Britt .... set security (as Donald K. Britt)
Josée Brodeur .... production accountant (as Josée Brodeur-Melrose)
Chris Brown .... budget coordinator: Lionsgate
Bruce L. Brownstein .... location manager
Jennifer M. Byrne .... post-production accountant
Ami Cohen .... assistant: Donna Sloan
Randy Colvin .... set security
Matt Dawson .... chef: Edible Planet
Ian Doig .... animal trainer
Amanda Ellis .... credits coordinator: Lionsgate (as Amanda M. Ellis)
Jason Elsworth .... assistant accountant
Yon Elvira .... supervisor of assets and unit publicity: Lionsgate
Ken Forsberg .... assistant craft service
Rohry Galick .... set security
Jackie Gonneau .... adr cast
Marcus Goodwin .... second assistant production coordinator
Matt Granger .... assistant: Julie Yorn
Sarah Greenberg .... co-president of theatrical marketing: Lionsgate
Michael J. Harker .... completion guaranty provider: International Film Guarantors, Inc. (as Michael Harker)
Bill Henderson .... set security
Bridget Hoffman .... adr cast
Wendy Hoffman .... adr cast
Ed Holden .... set production assistant
Kim Howes .... set security
Megan Hughes .... assistant: Robert Melnik, Lionsgate
Rick Imeson .... set security (as Imeson Rick)
F.B. Isaac .... set production assistant
Bill Jacks .... contract administrator: Lionsgate
Victoria James .... clearance supervisor
Lieve Jansen .... completion guaranty provider: International Film Guarantors, Inc.
K. Nicole Johnston .... tutor
Jina Jones .... assistant: John Sacchi
Gordon Juli .... set security (as Gordon Boss Man Juli)
Dylan Kilgour .... production assistant
Brian M. Kingman .... insurance provider: AON/Albert G. Ruben Insurance Services, Inc. (as Brian Kingman)
Thomas Kinkade .... presenter
David Kramer .... adr cast
Nancy Kress .... assistant craft service
Susan Lambie .... script supervisor
Todd Lester .... set security
Michael Levine .... completion guaranty provider: International Film Guarantors, Inc.
Melonie Lloyd-Jones .... accounting clerk
Flemming Lund .... assistant location manager
Grace MacLeod .... animal trainer (as Grace Macleod)
Linda Mariano .... licensing: Sterling Media
Linda Mariano .... marketing: Sterling Media
Mike Marshall .... set security (as Michael E.E. Marshall)
Nerissa McCormack .... assistant accountant
Bliss McDonald .... production coordinator
Robert M. Melnik .... executive vice-president: business and legal affairs, Lionsgate (as Robert Melnik)
Tara Mews .... assistant production coordinator
Nadine Moser .... production assistant
Tracey Motherwell .... set security
Heidi Brook Myers .... adr cast (as Heidi Brooke-Myers)
Rick Nicholson .... set security
Laura Obenaus .... assistant: Ogden Gavanski
Jess Oby .... set security (as Oby Joss)
Tim Palen .... co-president of theatrical marketing: Lionsgate
Lisa Pantages .... second assistant chef: Edible Planet
Paul Pape .... adr cast
Steve Porohowski .... set security
Jane Quennell .... first assistant chef: Edible Planet
Emily Rice .... post-production accountant
Solange Riendeau .... production assistant
Ben Rothman .... assistant: Michael Campus
Ben Rothman .... office production assistant
Michelle Ruff .... adr cast
Denise Saunders .... assistant: Thomas Kinkade
Cimone Schelle .... chef: Edible Planet
Laura Sevier .... rights and clearances: Entertainment Clearances, Inc.
Linda Stewart .... production assistant
Susan Strubin .... second craft service
Pepper Sweeney .... adr cast
Bill Vigars .... unit publicist
Lisa Wilhoit .... adr cast
Annie Wilkinson .... studio teacher
Terry Wong .... production assistant
Chris Zerwas .... development administrator: Lionsgate
Hugh Kinniburgh .... creative consultant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Bob Masse .... the producers wish to thank: rock posters courtesy of (as Artist Bob Masse)
Ben Rothman .... the producers wish to thank
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Christmas Cottage" - USA (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG for language, some suggestive content and smoking
Runtime:
103 min | USA:96 min | Netherlands:104 min
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Language:
Color:
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Glen listens to Debussy's "Clair de Lune" a few times, which is not listed among music used in the film.See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: Though set in 1977, in the bar scenes there is a draught beer pull for Bud Light, a beer not introduced until 1982.See more »
Quotes:
Thomas Kinkade:You always told me you weren't gonna teach me how to paint, but why to paint, and I'll be forever grateful to you for that. I wish I could give you back something, but I have nothing. We're losing the cottage, Glen. A year from now, I have no idea where we'll be. This may be our last Christmas together and I have no gift for you, Glen, no way to thank you for everything. No money, nothing...See more »
Soundtrack:
This Christmas Time (Hope To Find The Way)See more »

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5 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
I wish there were more slow-moving movies out there . . ., 29 January 2010
Author: dennis from the Bay Area

This movie moves slowly. This is a VERY different type of thing. Sometimes I am in the mood for a slow-mover (so, this one rises to the top of the list). Also, there are no "kookie" gimmicks used to fill-it-out. These things, alone, make this a special viewing.

Beyond that, I enjoyed Peter O'Toole's role (dying inside because of his wife's death, looking for inspiration to paint again). Add to that, a familiar cast of faces, including: Ed Asner as a bright (but subdued) role of an art dealer. Chris Elliott also stands out as the large-ego'd mayor of Placerville

Shake, and pour into a tall glass. In the world of Christmas movies with $12 scripts, this one stands out.

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