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The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (2012)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  7 December 2012 (USA)
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The adult siblings of the Fitzgerald family prepare for their estranged father to return home for Christmas for the first time since he walked out on his family 20 years ago.

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The adult siblings of the Fitzgerald family prepare for their estranged father to return home for Christmas for the first time since he walked out on his family 20 years ago.

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Rated PG-13 for thematic material, language, some sexual and drug references.

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In the movie Ed Lauter's character says it will be his last Christmas. The movie was released in December of 2012. Ed Lauter passed away in October of 2013. See more »

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A Christmas film. With Swearing.
15 December 2013 | by (Birmingham, England) – See all my reviews

With such an awful title I watched this expecting the usual safe and predictable Christmas movie. In fact in some ways it is quite a bizarre Christmas movie. There are some adult themes, a bit of sex and plenty of swearing.

It is quite a hard film to get into as there are so many characters. My head was spinning each scene as more and more are added. However against the odds this just adds to the unique charm of this movie. The acting is good throughout, the writing is crisp and there are plenty of light moments to offset the serious issues raised.

I watched this with my wife and we both enjoyed it and if you're prepared for a slightly strange but enjoyable Christmas film then this is for you.


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