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The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story (1983)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 20 December 1983
After experiencing several stressful situations within a short time --including the failure of the family business and the loss of her mother-- Janet Broderick becomes ill. Falling into a ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
... Janet Broderick
... Amanda Fenwick
... Aunt Minerva
Joe Warren ... Spencer (as Joseph Warren)
Mart Hulswit ... Neil
... Michael
Samantha Atkins ... Dorothy
... Hanibal
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patricia Berns ... Rose
James Dodds ... Santa Claus
Jim Dodds
Alexander Harrington ... Russell
Zachary Jaydon ... Tommy
Michael Pastryk ... Chance Mayfield
Janet Peterson ... Abigail Prince
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After experiencing several stressful situations within a short time --including the failure of the family business and the loss of her mother-- Janet Broderick becomes ill. Falling into a deep sleep, she dreams of returning to her hometown, taking her children with her to meet her deceased loved ones. Perhaps, during a Christmas reunion with her beloved family, she will find the answer to coping with her troubles. Written by afsnowbird

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20 December 1983 (USA)  »

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Regalo de amor  »

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The best Christmas movie ever!
3 March 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is the best Christmas movie ever made! If anyone has a tape of this movie, I would love to buy a copy. Please email me and let me know.

I love the message behind this movie. It reminded me that all of the people I have ever known are still alive inside of me, in my "special place", as Lee Remick's character says.


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