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Christmas in Compton (2012)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 9 November 2012 (USA)
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Big Earl, the owner of a Christmas tree lot in Compton, California runs into some trouble when his son Derrick crosses the line to prove to his father that he is a success.

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BIG EARL, the owner of a Christmas tree lot in Compton, and a man with a big heart and a big vision, demands success from everyone around him. All kinds of trouble erupts the week before Christmas when his son, DERRICK, part-time music producer and part-time Christmas tree lot employee, crosses the line to prove to Big Earl that he is a success. The colorful characters that populate the tree lot cause additional complications for Derrick as he tries to solve his problems secretly. Things spiral out of Derrick's control, jeopardizing the survival of the lot, and more importantly, his relationship with his father. What Derrick needs is a miracle; a Christmas miracle in Compton Written by CIC

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Rated PG-13 for some rude humor and a brief drug reference | See all certifications »
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One Bad Christmas!  »

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References Schindler's List (1993) See more »

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Christmas Day
Written by Luke Christopher, Evan Raynr, C.J. Hilton, H.B. Barnum
Published by Luke Christopher Music (ASCAP), Design Your Life, Inc. (ASCAP), C.J. Hilton (ASCAP), Hidle Music (BMI), Conscious Xmas Music (ASCAP), Conscious Christmas Music (BMI)
Performed by Luke Christopher and The LIFE Choir
Produced by Luke Christopher and H.B. Barnum
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Christmas in Compton is a New Christmas Classic in my Library and will be in yours after seeing this EXCELLENT Film!
2 December 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After seeing the title of this film I was a bit apprehensive about watching another black film that would portray the black heritage and culture in the same way Hollywood has always been good at doing along with some well known black film companies.

But I have to say this has to be one of this years most heartfelt, culturally rounded, inspirational, funny and family friendly Christmas Movie.

Everyone and their family should get a chance to buy this DVD or go out and see this film with it's wonderful message or family, friends, community and the power of love and determination.

I know I will spread the word to everyone and after you see it I'm sure you will too!!

Also after reading the mission behind making this movie and others to come on www. brite idea ent . com (I think it is) you will understand what they call conscious filmmaking is all about and continue to support this type of filmmaking.

I'm a Fan for Life!

Merry Christmas 2012 and God Bless you all!


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