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One Christmas (1994)

Not Rated | | Drama, Family | TV Movie 19 December 1994
A young man is sent to visit his estranged father for Christmas in 1930 in New Orleans. Based on an autobiograhical short story by Truman Capote.

Director:

Tony Bill

Writers:

Truman Capote (short story "One Christmas"), Duane Poole (teleplay)
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1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Katharine Hepburn ... Cornelia Beaumont
Henry Winkler ... Dad
Swoosie Kurtz ... Emily
T.J. Lowther ... Buddy
Tonea Stewart ... Evangeline
Pat Hingle ... Bus Driver
Julie Harris ... Sook
Troy Simmons Troy Simmons ... Toby
Marilyn Allen Marilyn Allen ... Miss Ivy
Mary Lucy Bivins Mary Lucy Bivins ... Miss Julene
Henderson Gilliland Henderson Gilliland ... Glenn Gilmore
Joe Inscoe ... Mr. Farris
Joe Maggard ... Dixon Hobbs
David Lenthall David Lenthall ... Billiard Player
Thomas Myers Jr. Thomas Myers Jr. ... Salesman
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Storyline

A young man is sent to visit his estranged father for Christmas in 1930 in New Orleans. Based on an autobiograhical short story by Truman Capote.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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a timeless tale of love and impossible dreams See more »

Genres:

Drama | Family

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Trivia

Katharine Hepburn won her sole SAG Award nomination for her role as Cornelia Beaumont. See more »

Goofs

In the restaurant when Buddy and his father are eating oyster's, the Tabasco bottle on the table is not vintage from the 1930s. It is the present-day bottle with a red plastic top. That would not have been a 30s bottle. See more »

Quotes

Dixon Hobbs: Thought I might find you here.
Dad: Well, if isn't the very sturdy Dixon Hobbs. What brings you here?
Dixon Hobbs: My sister's money. Don't tell me you haven't heard I've been looking for you.
Dad: Mm, word is you have some concerns about an investment she's made.
Dixon Hobbs: My only concern is how fast you're going to give her that money back.
Dad: Are you telling me that you question her ability to make her own decisions?
Dixon Hobbs: [grabs Dad by shirt collar] Let's just say, I don't think it's a sound business investment.
Dad: I didn't realize the depth ...
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X-mas story without cliches
5 January 2000 | by CatRodriguezSee all my reviews

I mostly hate x-mas season on TV, 'cause there are thousands of ridiculous movies about it. However, this is an exception: it's intelligently made, with good performances (Katharine Hepburn, want more?) and, although it handles feelings and sensibility (just like a Christmas story), it gets away from common places and cliches. Don't miss it next x-mas!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 December 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Truman Capote's One Christmas See more »

Filming Locations:

Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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