A priest arrives in a tiny fishing village the week before Christmas to shut down a dying parish...and becomes entangled in the lives of the town's eccentric characters while learning the power of forgiveness and redemption.

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Father Jonathan Keene
Sean Patrick Brennan ...
Father Simeon Joyce
Kerry Wall ...
Marjorie Worthington
Brennan Wall ...
Noëlle
Jean Bates ...
Eleanor Worthington
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Seth Harrod
David Hickey ...
Thomas Shepley
Ciaran O'Reilly ...
Finn Shepley
Kevin McElroy ...
Jewel King
J. Scott Henderson ...
Swift King
Michael Sweet ...
Speed King
Dafydd Rees ...
Dermott
Luiz Baille ...
Ari Viloso
Sandra Casey ...
Lydie Viloso
Bill Gleeson ...
Bill
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A priest arrives in a tiny fishing village the week before Christmas to shut down a dying parish...and becomes entangled in the lives of the town's eccentric characters while learning the power of forgiveness and redemption.

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Sometimes the greatest gift is a second chance.

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Rated PG for thematic elements and a fight | See all certifications »
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7 December 2007 (USA)  »

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Mrs. Worthington's Party  »

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$165,445 (USA) (7 December 2007)

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$242,924 (USA) (14 December 2007)
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Loved it!!
24 November 2007 | by See all my reviews

Awesome film!! My wife and I saw it in Florida at the Lauderdale Film Festival. The most amazing story of redemption I've ever seen. It was mysterious and romantic and hilarious. The ending took my breath away. Apparently the writer/director David Wall also played the lead role of Father Jonathan Keene. We thought he was great, my wife thought he looked like a young Robert Redford. Wall's wife in real life played the role of Marjorie Worthington. She was perfect, very classy lady. Apparently their daughter plays the title role of Noelle. What a hauntingly beautiful little girl. This movie will stay with you. Can't wait for it to open as I want to take my parents and our kids. I imagine there may be some controversy among religious folks over this one as Wall plays a Catholic priest but I applaud him for his courage in portraying a priest as a real human being, as a man grappling with his faith. We think this one will be a classic.


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