MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,670 this week

Lost Christmas (2011)

 -  Drama  -  11 December 2011 (UK)
7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 632 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 3 critic

Orphaned the previous Christmas young Goose looks after his demented grandma, selling stolen goods to soft-hearted fence Frank on his Manchester estate. One Christmas Eve Goose meets ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

,
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Top 10 TV Shows

Brooke Anderson from "Entertainment Tonight" and Melanie McFarland take a look at the Top 10 TV Shows of 2014 in our new series "IMDb Countdown".

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 34 titles
created 31 Oct 2011
 
a list of 200 titles
created 09 Nov 2011
 
a list of 36 titles
created 12 Nov 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 15 Dec 2013
 
a list of 175 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Lost Christmas" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Lost Christmas (2011)

Lost Christmas (2011) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Lost Christmas.
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

In Idaho, an estranged couple are trapped in a blizzard while on vacation just before Christmas.

Director: Gregory Goodell
Stars: Jami Gertz, Dylan Walsh, Aaron Pearl
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

United by terrifying and bizarre circumstances, the janitor, the drunk, the bartender, the cop, his perp, and the student security guard must fight to undo the professor's work. A dark ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Zerull
Stars: Daniel Rairdin-Hale, Hanlon Smith-Dorsey, Yosh Hayashi
Bullet in the Face (TV Series 2012)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A psychotic criminal tries to juggle the demands of violence and an active social life.

Stars: Max E. Williams, Neil Napier, Jessica Steen
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Ibon Cormenzana
Stars: Josep Julien, Hamid Krim, Azzdine Benaji
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Experience the journey of Rose, an orphan who teaches the meaning of hope to all those around her. Share a slice of Christmas sweetened with friendship in this poignant story based on a classic holiday tale.

Director: John Lyde
Stars: Edward Herrmann, Nancy Stafford, Bailee Michelle Johnson
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Eddie Izzard, brings his wry wit and absurd observations in front of a sold-out crowd of 44,000 over 4 nights at the Wembley Arena in London. Eddie deals with important issues ranging from ... See full summary »

Director: Sarah Townsend
Stars: Eddie Izzard
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Millions of people believe in him. Thousands claim to have seen him. But only one man is foolish enough to try to prove his existence. Self-proclaimed "Santologist" Dr. Lloyd Darrow will ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Kiefer
Stars: Chris Clark, Daryn Tufts, Lisa Clark
Telling Lies (2008)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A woman trying to get revenge on her ex-boyfriend is suddenly caught in the middle of a murder case.

Director: Antara Bhardwaj
Stars: Melanie Brown, Jason Flemyng, Jenna Harrison
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A lonely, obnoxious young millionaire pays a family to spend Christmas with him.

Director: Mike Mitchell
Stars: Ben Affleck, Christina Applegate, James Gandolfini
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Two lawyers dueling over a proposal to turn a quaint mountain town into a ski resort discover they are former childhood sweethearts. Lisa is fighting to protect the hamlet, big city ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Feifer
Stars: Nicole Eggert, David O'Donnell, Tom Arnold
Eddie Izzard: Stripped (Video 2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Director: Sarah Townsend
Stars: Eddie Izzard
Lost Christmas (TV Movie 1995)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Christmastime brings out the best and the worst in people. At the office Christmas party, assumptions are made and rumors are confirmed. The Christmas spirit is finally revealed.

Director: Rick Gott
Stars: Jan Ayers, Hol'Lyn D'Lil, Greg DiRicco
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
Nan
...
...
Larry Mills ...
Goose / Richard
...
Brett Fancy ...
Adlyn Ross ...
Lal
Chloe Newsome ...
...
Jessie Clayton ...
Libbi Rubens ...
Helen Rutter ...
Young Mother
Edit

Storyline

Orphaned the previous Christmas young Goose looks after his demented grandma, selling stolen goods to soft-hearted fence Frank on his Manchester estate. One Christmas Eve Goose meets Anthony, an enigmatic, fey stranger with apparent psychic powers, able to tell by touching them what people have lost, from Frank's first edition of Oscar Wilde to a retired doctor's wife. Hoping that its return will lead to him finding his lost dog, Goose persuades Anthony to help him retrieve a bangle he stole and ends up meeting the wife of his probation officer, whose young daughter died on the same day as Goose's parents. But Anthony is not what he seems to be at all and is capable of changing everybody's life for the better when his true identity is revealed. Written by don @ minifie-1

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 December 2011 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Natal Perdido  »

Box Office

Budget:

£1,200,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

(HD)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Wonderful Christmastime
Written by Paul McCartney
Performed by Tom McRae
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
What about the Ghost of Christmas Lost?
13 December 2011 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

There are numerous Christmas classics that we all know and love. And this year one has been added to the list. Lost Christmas is a poignant story that will touch the hearts of many. We are all familiar with A Christmas Carol, where we meet with the Ghost of Christmas Past, Present and Future. But what if we've forgotten one on this list? What about the Ghost of Christmas Lost?

We start the story of a young boy who goes by the nickname of Goose who receives a puppy as a Christmas present. As he is so keen to go for a walk with his dad and the dog, but his dad cannot join him and so a chain of events is set in motion. This child's simple wish of wanting his dad home rather than going to work will alter the course of many lives.

One night, Frank, Goose's uncle, meets Anthony a man he sees lying in the street, who seems to be babbling nonsense and vanishes as fast as he appears. Anthony seems to have no recollection of who he is, where he came from nor where he's supposed to go but he seems to know things. Find things that are lost and make lives whole again.

The performance of the cast was brilliant and intense. I fell in love with Anthony's innocence, inherent sweetness, fearlessness and brutal honesty. Eddie Izzard's performance is flawless and stellar. The way Eddie brought Anthony to life is done in such a manner that I will remember Anthony for each Christmas to come in my life. He might be the Ghost of Christmas Lost but I'll see him as an Angel too. I have seen almost all of Eddie's work and I must say this performance has to be one of his best.

In casting Larry Mills as Goose, we see a rare performance of a child that brings so much life to a character that he becomes real. I foresee a long career for this young man, that will take him many places. I can't wait to see what he will do next.

John Hay did a marvelous job into bringing the story to life, he has a great vision on how to bring raw emotions to the screen, so much so that you're not simply following a story on a screen but you're right there with them joining them on this incredible adventure. A rare and precious gift to have. The lingering camera shots all over the city bring you to a different world, indeed the world of an urban fairytale.

And in praise of the writers of the story, I love the fact that the story seems to work on so many levels so that both children and adults will appreciate the story. When children grow older and see the film again I am sure they will be amazed at realizing more and more of the underlying story they might have overlooked when younger.

All in all a wonderful, touching, loving Christmas story that will linger with you a long time after the film is done.


28 of 32 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
trailer Januseyes
Discuss Lost Christmas (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?