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Release Date:
26 November 2011 (USA) See more »
Beverly Hills 90210 alumni Jason Priestly takes the helm for this warmhearted romantic comedy about... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Amy Acker ... Crystal Carruthers

David Haydn-Jones ... Derek Gowen (as David Haydn - Jones in opening credits)
Emma Duke ... Olivia Gowen

Patrick Creery ... Pete Kennedy

Gina Holden ... Jillian

James Dugan ... Frank McCourt
Margherita Donato ... Kim

Brooklynn Proulx ... Sharla

Paulina 'Miel' Chmielecka ... Saleswoman (as Paulina Chmielecka)
Bob Irvine
James D. Hopkin ... Mr. Norman Lockhart
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kristina Elliott ... Jennifer (uncredited)

Directed by
Jason Priestley 
Writing credits
Barbara Kymlicka (written by)

Produced by
Jay Daniel Beechinor .... associate producer
Petros Danabassis .... line producer
Oliver De Caigny .... co-producer
Michael Frislev .... producer
Timothy O. Johnson .... executive producer
Chad Oakes .... producer
Original Music by
Mitch Lee 
Cinematography by
Dave Vernerey (director of photography) (as David Vernery)
Film Editing by
Bridget Durnford 
Casting by
Lindsay Chag 
Production Design by
Paul Healy 
Set Decoration by
Alan McCullagh  (as Allan McCullagh)
Costume Design by
Brook Hesseln 
Makeup Department
Lisa Belyea .... assistant make up
Judy Durbacz .... assistant hair stylist
Page Emerson .... hair trainee
Chris Harrison-Glimsdale .... key hair stylist (as Chris Glimsdale)
Joanne Preece .... key make up
Production Management
Petros Danabassis .... post-production supervisor
Petros Danabassis .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ehud Ellman .... first assistant director
Tara Howie .... third assistant director
John Kerr .... second assistant director
Jerry Skibinsky .... trainee assistant director
Art Department
Jay Coxworthy .... on set dresser
Steven Kajorinne .... set dresser
Kelly Wills .... assistant props
Ken Wills .... property master
Sherrie Wills .... assistant property master
Joel Tobman .... graphic designer (uncredited)
Sound Department
Steve Allen .... sound designer
Steve Allen .... sound effects editor
Frank Laratta .... re-recording mixer
Frank Laratta .... sound designer
Frank Laratta .... supervising sound designer
Jason Lawrence .... dialogue editor
John Sawa .... foley artist
Markus Wade .... boom operator
Kelly Zombor .... sound mixer
Christopher M. Ray .... foley artist/recordist (uncredited)
Ryan Schriml .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Simon R. Wilkins .... foley assistant (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Stewart DePass .... special effects technician (as Stew Depass)
Jason Paradis .... special effects coordinator
Dominic Smart .... special effects assistant
Visual Effects by
Darren Bierman .... visual effects artist
Camera and Electrical Department
John Adshead .... key grip
Chris Bang .... first assistant: "b" camera
Tony Bear Ruksys .... dolly grip (as Tony Ruksys)
Sandi Cameron .... grip
Herb Comben .... generator operator
Paul Connolly .... grip / LX swing
Paul Connolly .... grip/swing
Amelia Doescher .... best boy
Tim Duchak .... gaffer
Tim Dutchak .... gaffer (as Tim Duchak)
Regan Enderl .... camera operator: "b" camera
Michelle Faye .... still photographer (as Michelle Boorse)
Kyle Ferrier .... lamp operator
Chris Large .... still photographer
Ivona Mikulic .... second assistant: "b" camera
Kyle Robson .... grip
Carly Stinn .... first assistant: "a" camera
Carey Toner .... a camera/steadicam operator
Luke Towers .... second assistant: "a" camera
Casting Department
Jackie Lind .... casting: Canadian
Alyson Lockwood .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carolyn Devins .... set supervisor
Gerry Dubbin .... set supervisor
Leslie Tufts .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Darren Bierman .... colorist
Transportation Department
Cindy Bailey .... driver
Tom Baird .... driver
Lawrence Gooch .... driver
Cody Klepper .... driver: honeywagon
Tom Lloyd .... driver
Max Radford .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Claton Budd .... locations production assistant
Luke Burton .... locations production assistant
Cameron Chapman .... production coordinator
Anna Cooley .... assistant production coordinator
Peter Gurr .... security coordinator
Dana Lee-Trottier .... caterer
Linda MacLean .... production accountant (as Linda Maclean)
Jason Nolan .... assistant location manager
Sabrina Paradis .... script supervisor
Dennis Penney .... location manager
Vanessa Petkus .... first assistant accounts payable
Chantal Teasdale .... craft service (as Chantel Teasdale)
Chantal Teasdale .... first aid (as Chantel Teasdale)
Aaron Sidorenko .... the producers wish to thank the following

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90 min
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Continuity: During the opening title sequence we see our main character walking to do some Christmas shopping. She takes out her iPhone to look at her "Shopping list" via the iPhone notes app. Even though it appears to be Christmas all around, with shops displaying seasonal window displays, the phone displays "Today 31 Mar" in the note.See more »
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References Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)See more »


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2 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Dumb, just dumb, 15 December 2014
Author: holloway-sarahjane from USA

Pathetic, contrived, poor acting. The homeless don't stink, the romantic lead is sexless, the little girl is scary. The rich parents are bankrolling their only child into middle age. All I can say is I watch to see just how the dumb movie would resolve. The lead didn't suffer the ending she deserved, and gave her last bit of money away. I hope her parents never find out what an airhead she is. There's not a lot to say, but the movie is maybe watchable by 10 year olds, but I would not want a child of mine using any of the so called lessons to resolve life issues. Its worse than a Disney film of the 50's. The only positive thing to be said is there is no cursing, violence or sex. Any old person could watch and not be offended except for lack of any point whatever.

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