The story begins in Los Angeles when Frances Lacey (Kathy Bates) takes her six children and drives north to find a home of their own away from the bad influences of the big city.Written by
[Shaye is angry that they didn't get any 'real' presents for Christmas and instead got tools for their house]
This is not a house. This is not Christmas. We live in a shack. A shack! We have nothing of our own! Everything we ever did have, we either sold it or left it or left it behind, we have nothing! It's supposed to be Christmas, Goddammit! It's Christmas!
Watch your mouth, Shayne Patrick Lacey.
Well, I like what I got.
All that money we earned. And nothing
You're just mad cause you didn't ...
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Kathy Bates and Edward Furlong were great. The story flowed and at times was a tear jerker. One couldn't help but root for the family and their drive to have a home called their own. One mother's desire to hold her family together at all costs. Not an Oscar winner, but a real down to earth humanistic story all can relate to. A MUST SEE.
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