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The Christmas Wish (1998)

Intent on fulfilling his grandma's Christmas wish, a man sets out to find the woman mentioned in his late grandfather's journals. He learns the secrets of his past and the true meaning of Christmas.

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Will Martin
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Ruth
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Renee
Alexandra Wilson ...
Julia
Beverly Archer ...
Miss Enid Cook
Ian Meltzer ...
Justin
Gary Bayer ...
Jimmy Hanning
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Warren Martin
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Mr. Askou
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Mr. Connor
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Mary
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Ray Spellman
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Jose Rivera
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Mrs. Baker
Stuart Mitchell ...
Mr. Quinn
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Intent on fulfilling his grandma's Christmas wish, a man sets out to find the woman mentioned in his late grandfather's journals. He learns the secrets of his past and the true meaning of Christmas.

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6 December 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un secret bien gardé  »

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In one scene a character asks for an address. It was given as 7800 Beverly Blvd. In real life that is the address for CBS Television City in Hollywood CA. This film premiered on CBS Television. See more »

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At the restaurant, Will and Julia's ice cubes sit at the bottom of their water glasses. This reveals them to be prop ice cubes, as real ice floats in water. See more »

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Enjoyed this movie very much.
25 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

I have seen this film twice and liked it even more the second time around. With so much commercialism of the Christmas holiday, this film promotes all that the season is supposed to be about, that people are more important than money, compassion for others in difficult situations, and finally, the ultimate and hardest lesson, that of true forgiveness. Many films have great scripts or excellent acting but this film was about the story and the lessons to be learned. I hope that it will become available for purchase in the near future.


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