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The Heart of Christmas (2011)

TV Movie  |   |  Family  |  4 December 2011 (USA)
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The Lockes are devastated when they learn their young son, Dax, has cancer. But with courage, determination and faith, they give Dax a one last Christmas, even if it is in October.

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Megan Walsh
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Julie Locke
Christopher Shone ...
Dax Locke
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Dax Locke
Eric Jay Beck ...
Austin Locke (as Eric Beck)
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Michelle Denford
Anita Renfroe ...
Theresa (Julie's Mother)
Sophie Sinise ...
Nurse Laura
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Trish Hurtgren
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Dr. Don Sandler
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Walt Walsh
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Dr. Benson
Brooke Bryan ...
Emma Walsh
Christian Nelson ...
Jackson Walsh
Hayden Nelson ...
Jackson Walsh
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The Lockes are devastated when they learn their young son, Dax, has cancer. But with courage, determination and faith, they give Dax a one last Christmas, even if it is in October.

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Giant infomercial
27 November 2012 | by See all my reviews

The whole movie plays out like a giant St. Jude hospital commercial.

While i feel the acting is good and draws the viewer in for an emotional movie experience, it seems like the screenplay was written for just that purpose. The writers create an emotional roller coaster where the only option is to donate money to St. Jude. The movie follows a family's struggle with a terminally ill child, but with frequent references to the St. Jude hospital's staff and general medical care it's hard to get lost in the plot. Next time i'd rather just watch their late night infomercials and skip the movie part of it. Not my ideal movie watching experience.


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