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A Princess for Christmas (2011)

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At the invitation of an estranged relative, a young woman travels with her niece and nephew to a castle in Europe for Christmas where she unwittingly falls for a dashing Prince.

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Cast

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Jules Daly
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Ashton Prince of Castlebury
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Milo Huntington
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Maddie Huntington
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Paisley Winterbottom
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Lady Arabella Marchand du Belmont
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Lord Thomas Belmont
Oxana Moravec ...
Mrs. Birch
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Floyd (as Alin Olteanu)
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Abigail
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Gibson
Olivia Krevoy ...
Zoe
Tristam Thomas ...
Bob
Maria Junghetu ...
Mrs. Kelly (as Maria Junghietu)
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Storyline

Jules Daly is struggling to raise her orphaned niece and nephew (Maggie and Milo) alone, but it isn't easy after getting downsized out of her antique sales job while Milo rebels against the death of his parents through petty theft. With things looking bleak for Christmas, an English butler named Paisley arrives with an invitation for all to come see the kids' emotionally distant grandfather who lives in Castlebury Hall, somewhere near Liechtenstein. With nothing to hold them back, they go, but the grandfather - Edward, Duke of Castlebury - is rather cold over their visit to his castle. So is his other surviving son, Ashton, Prince of Castlebury. Before long, they're all having a good time and looking forward to hosting a Christmas Eve ball, but Jules overhears a conversation from which she draws a wrong conclusion. Written by statmanjeff

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3 December 2011 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Lady Kristina, to whom Roger Moore says hello as he enters the ballroom, is Roger Moore's wife in real life, Lady Kristina Moore. See more »

Goofs

The film is set near Liechtenstein but all the cars including the taxi have British number plates with the exception of the Daimler limousine. See more »

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Paisley Winterbottom: [narrating] Once upon a time, in a land called Buffalo, there lived a little girl named Jules Daly who dreamt of traveling to faraway places where the people sang for a lark and danced on a whim, where houses were filled with calliopes and music boxes, mechanical dolls and cuckoo clocks. But, alas, not all tales can have happy ending. Jules grew up and still has her dreams. Unfortunately, she's still in Buffalo.
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References The Bells of St. Mary's (1945) See more »

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Trepak (from The Nutcracker Suite)
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By Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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A lovely film
24 July 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Watched this having heard that Sam Heughan had been picked to play Jamie Fraser. Spurred on by the fact Katie McGrath was also in this (loved her in Merlin!) Really enjoyed this easy to watch Christmas film, Sam was definitely the best thing in it! Although the children put in good performances too. I won't go into the story too much, but one of my favourite scenes has to be the dance lesson and their initial first meeting. My only down point (and the reason I gave 9 instead of 10) was Katies's accent which did waiver a little through out the film. Should have just stayed with her natural accent. My 5 year old also sat with me and also enjoyed it, and wanted to marry the prince at the end of the film :-)


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