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Eve's Christmas (2004)

TV-PG | | Comedy, Family | TV Movie 6 December 2004
A wealthy and successful career woman gets a second chance in life when a magical wish transports her back in time eight years to when she walked away from her fiance to lead a business life in New York.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Eve Simon
... Scott Gustafson
... Diane Simon
Winston Rekert ... William Simon
... Neil Barlow (as Kazan Smith)
... Mandy
... Brother James
... Drew Simon
... Casey
... Dominique
Lisa Bayliss ... Debbie
... Brian
... Clark Gustafson
Lori Jaymes ... Tracy
Marlaina Stewartt ... Gladdy (as Marlaina Stewart)
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It's Christmas Eve, 2004. Eve Simon is a wealthy and successful advertising executive with Bernstein & Barlow on Madison Avenue, but her personal life is less than satisfying. Beyond her assistant Mandy who has been her best friend since grammar school, her married boss and lover, Neil Barlow, is the only other significant person in her personal life. She has not been home to Eastborough, Oregon since she left eight years ago, and rarely speaks to her loving and supportive family there. When Neil tells Eve that he will be spending Christmas with his wife and kids instead of her as was originally planned leaving her alone for Christmas, Eve reflects on her life, most specifically the decision she made eight years ago not to marry her then fiancé and love, Scott Gustafson, who she has not seen or heard of since, but rather accept the internship with Bernstein & Barlow that began the day after Christmas. Christmas was to be the day of her wedding. That decision not to get married was in ... Written by Huggo

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If life gave you a second chance...What would you wish for?

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Comedy | Family

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Ein Engel für Eve  »

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CAD 500,000 (estimated)
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In the scene where Eve and Scott are in the truck for the first time, when Eve opens the door, the window is open. However, when she shuts the door, the window is closed. See more »

Quotes

Mandy: He spilled pudding in her hair... on the way to the high school rafting trip.
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It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
Written by Richard Storrs Willis (as Richard S. Willis) and Edmund Hamilton Sears (uncredited)
Arranged and Performed by Peter Allen
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a notch above "awful."
23 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

As with most of Hallmark's Christmas movies, I can imagine the writers questioning: 'Which one of our 2 USUAL careers should we make the lead actress have in this film: a high-powered attorney?...OR a top-notch marketer?...(coin toss)...OK, a top-notch marketer!'

And so the USUAL predictable plot begins...

"Eve," who makes a 6-figure salary by her early thirties working in NYC, gets drunk one night and whines about her love life. She is given a chance to go back in time...to her home town...to re-establish the relationship she had with her fiancé...before she had decided to embark on her career. She whines throughout the movie.

Cheryl Ladd, my favorite female star: Alas! Cheryl has never played a bad part. Why now?

Hmmm...now the only thing left to say is:

Let's hope Elisa obtained realistic dentures with her salary from this movie.


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