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The Christmas Heart (2012)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  2 December 2012 (USA)
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Ann Norman
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When a teenage boy desperately needs a heart transplant on Christmas Eve, his family and neighbors' forty-year tradition of lining their quaint street with Christmas luminaries is put on hold. When his parents, Ann and Mike, pray for a donor on a stormy night, the neighbors suddenly realize their luminaries could have a deeper purpose. Written by Hallmark Channel

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Absolutely dreadful
27 December 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

If you want something to send you to sleep then this slow moving piece of drivel will be right up your street. The story involves a teenage boy that is outwardly fit and healthy but who falls ill with a dickey ticker during a boring game of basketball.

From the moment that the boy lies unconscious in hospital there's loads of wailing, gnashing of teeth, over-acting and under-acting until some ne'er do well type ends up dead. By this time I was almost willing to kill myself and offer my old pump to help revive the tiring storyline but luckily I wasn't needed.

Of course, this all happens at Christmas although that doesn't matter. There's far too much praying to god as well with the characters seemingly oblivious to the fact that, in their world, all this suffering is surely part of the lord's design. Is this one of those Christian backed movies? Pathetic. Don't waste your time.


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