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The Christmas Tree (1996)

A story about a forming friendship between an elderly nun, Sister Anthony, and New York's Rockefeller Center's head gardener Richard Reilly, who wants to fell a tree she's been growing for ... See full summary »

Director:

Sally Field

Writers:

Julie Salamon (book), Jill Weber (book) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Julie Harris ... Sister Anthony
Trini Alvarado ... Beth
Andrew McCarthy ... Richard Reilly
Suzi Hofrichter ... Anna
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Betty Aberlin ... Sister Sarah
Nili Bassman Nili Bassman ... Anna (Age 18)
Imogene Bliss Imogene Bliss ... Sister Lucia
Therese Courtney Therese Courtney ... Mother Superior (1939)
Angela M. Da Costa Angela M. Da Costa ... Spectator
Lulee Fisher Lulee Fisher ... Sister Rose
Jessica Hecht ... Sister Mary
Shannon Holt Shannon Holt ... Sister Lucia (1939 / 1959)
Lynne Innerst Lynne Innerst ... Sister Frances
Chad Luberger Chad Luberger ... Roy
Kathleen McEntee ... Sister Margaret
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A story about a forming friendship between an elderly nun, Sister Anthony, and New York's Rockefeller Center's head gardener Richard Reilly, who wants to fell a tree she's been growing for decades and move it to New York for Christmas display. Written by Abakusek

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Drama | Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

22 December 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

L'arbre de Noël See more »

Filming Locations:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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I cried and I cried and I cried.
24 January 2004 | by j89434See all my reviews

This is a great tear-jerker. I cried and I cried and I cried. I am old-fashioned and sentimental and this filled the spot. Possibly a "woman's movie"? I would highly recommend this to people who are loving, thoughtful, and sensitive.


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