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A Town Without Christmas (2001)

In the small town of Seacliff, Wash., a child's letter to Santa Claus captures the nation's attention. When the little boy, Chris, writes that he wishes to leave this world so he will no longer be a burden to his divorcing parents, a race begins to find him before he harms himself.

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Andy Wolk
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patricia Heaton ... M.J. Jensen
Rick Roberts ... David Reynolds
Ernie Hudson ... Ted
Isabella Fink Isabella Fink ... Megan
Jeffrey R. Smith ... Syd
Daniel Kash ... Mayor Dennis
Marnie McPhail ... Isabel
Peter Falk ... Max
Cassie MacDonald ... Brittany
Jeremy Akerman ... Sheriff Bridges
Nigel Bennett ... Literary Agent
Faith Ward Faith Ward ... Mrs. Hargrave
Stacy Smith ... Rhonda (as Stacey Smith)
Bill Carr ... David's Boss
Martha Irving Martha Irving ... Sally
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In the small town of Seacliff, Wash., a child's letter to Santa Claus captures the nation's attention. When the little boy, Chris, writes that he wishes to leave this world so he will no longer be a burden to his divorcing parents, a race begins to find him before he harms himself. Written by Anonymous

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An unlikely angel guides two strangers into the heart of a miracle

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Drama | Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 December 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Magia do Natal See more »

Filming Locations:

Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The first of three movies starring Peter Falk in the role of 'Max', a heavenly guide, written by Michael J. Murray and Ken Gross and directed by Andrew Wolk. The others, 'Finding John Christmas' (2003) and 'When Angels Come to Town' (2004) were produced by Viacom and Paramount respectfully. See more »

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Max: I'll have a brandy Alexander. I like drinks with strippers' names.
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Followed by When Angels Come to Town (2004) See more »

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Warm Holiday Film
17 December 2001 | by cwillis_mSee all my reviews

A Town Without Christmas is just that. Warm. Plus, it's always great to see Peter Falk. The rest of the cast is great also. I'd recommend it for all families looking for something sweet and fun. My rating: 9 of 10.


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