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The Christmas Box (1995)

A ski-shop owner reluctantly moves himself, his wife, and his daughter in to an estate as live-in help for an elderly widow. While struggling to balance his career and family life, he has recurring dreams about an angel.

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Richard Evans
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Mrs. Mary Parkin
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A ski-shop owner reluctantly moves himself, his wife, and his daughter in to an estate as live-in help for an elderly widow. While struggling to balance his career and family life, he has recurring dreams about an angel.

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Drama | Fantasy

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Der Ruf des Engels  »

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Annette O'Toole and Richard Thomas also starred together in Stephen Kings IT. See more »

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Followed by Timepiece (1996) See more »

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The best film
28 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

This movie is great!

A must see.

I even watched it in July.

Maureen O'Hara is a class act, and Richard Thomas is a gem. The movie just gets you in the mood.

I love the fact that it starts with the Thanksgiving holiday working its way up to Christmas. The film has a feeling of Christmas' past. The moment of decorating the tree was heartwarming. The portrayal of the little girl and her love is also a warm feeling. The caring for Mrs. Parkin is remarkable. The end was tearful, but also joyful.


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