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A failed boxer (Leguizamo) struggles to find a job and an apartment for his family on Christmas Eve.

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Frank Diaz
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Angela Diaz
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Justin Diaz
Samantha M. Rose ...
Christina Diaz
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Jeannie Andresakes ...
Holiday Shopper
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Michael Basile ...
Waiter
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Security Guard #2
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Waitress
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Nurse
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Morris
Chris Edwards ...
Pedestrian
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Vinny
Jason Fiore-Ortiz ...
Longo Kid
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Shelter Director
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Eviction Marshall
Jennifer Holguin ...
Holiday Shopper
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Doctor
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Police Officer
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Hostess (as Elisabeth Kiernan)
J. King ...
Security Guard #1
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News stand clerk
Jill Marie Lawrence ...
Human Resource Woman
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Carita
Sydney Mercedes ...
Holiday Shopper
Christina Myhr ...
Shopper
Stephen Payne ...
Smiddy
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Luis
Adam S. Phillips ...
Shopper
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Child shopper
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Hector
Dave Salerno ...
Aldo
Christian Shorter ...
Pianist
Hope Shorter ...
Singer
Clifton Weddington ...
Vagrant
Christiane Brown ...
Extra (uncredited)
Philip E Jones ...
Waiter (uncredited)
Paola Tonini ...
Mother of Trick-Or-Treaters (uncredited)
Rennel Turner ...
Shopper (uncredited)
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Waitress (uncredited)

Directed by

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Salvatore Stabile

Written by

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Salvatore Stabile ... (written by)

Produced by

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Jody Allen ... executive producer (as Jody Patton)
Paul G. Allen ... executive producer
Michael Caldwell ... producer
Rebecca Donaghe ... co-producer
Daniel Edelman ... producer
Petra Hoebel ... executive producer
Richard Hutton ... producer
Rosanne Korenberg ... executive producer
Salvatore Stabile ... producer

Music by

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Jeff Beal

Cinematography by

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Vanja Cernjul ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Chris Monte

Editorial Department

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George Bunce ... on-line editor
Ron Gordon ... assistant editor
David B. Hastings ... on-line assistant editor
Scot Olive ... colorist
Matthew Reedy ... digital intermediate producer

Casting By

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Sig De Miguel

Production Design by

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Ernesto Solo

Art Direction by

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Matteo De Cosmo

Set Decoration by

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Adam Kurland

Costume Design by

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Mikaela Wohl

Makeup Department

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Linda Kaufman ... makeup artist
Joanna McCarthy ... key makeup artist
Leo Won ... key makeup artist: pickups

Production Management

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Beau J. Genot ... post-production supervisor
Michael Hastings-Black ... production manager: second unit
Susan T. Parsons ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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David Blazina ... second assistant director
Jason Graham ... additional second assistant director
Urs Hirschbiegel ... first assistant director
Patrick Huber ... second second assistant director

Art Department

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Maura Anderson ... art intern
Victoria Dearing ... art department coordinator
Hannah Newman ... assistant to props master
Lupita Nyong'o ... art intern
Marko Orso ... property master
Maia Rose ... art department intern

Sound Department

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Joshua Anderson ... additional production sound mixer
Shaun Brennan ... foley artist
Tom Efinger ... re-recording mixer / sound supervisor
David Ellinwood ... dialog editor
Michael Gassert ... additional boom operator
Eric Gitelson ... assistant sound editor
Judy Karp ... production sound mixer
John Moros ... foley engineer
Jaime Reyes ... boom operator
Adam Sanchez ... boom operator
Abigail Savage ... sound designer / sound effects editor
Nicholas Schenck ... assistant sound editor (as Nicholas J. Schenck)
Kevin Seaman ... production sound mixer
Mike Urdaneta ... boom swinger

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Ricardo Guzman ... scanner operator

Stunts

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Manny Siverio ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Nathaniel Bates ... electrician
Sung Rae Cho ... first assistant camera
Pierre Colonna ... camera operator: "b" camera
Joseph Dell'Olio ... still photographer
John Frisbie ... gaffer
Ryan Gibeau ... third electrician
Kevin Hayden ... camera loader
Brian Rigney Hubbard ... camera operator: "b" camera
Kurt Hyman ... key grip
Michael Kenney ... first assistant camera
Denny Klakamp ... grip
Megan Nole ... second assistant camera
Aaron Randall ... best boy electric
Dawn Rider ... best boy grip
Agnes Rodriguez ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Liz Sales ... additional second assistant camera
Jennifer Scarlata ... first assistant camera: "b" camera

Casting Department

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Danielle Pretsfelder ... extras casting coordinator
Kyle Stephen ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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P.J. Chu ... wardrobe supervisor
Chrissy Kuhn ... additional wardrobe supervisor

Location Management

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Trish Gray ... location scout
Ronnie Kupferwasser ... location manager
Brendan O'Rourke ... assistant location manager
John Perez ... additional location scout / location manager: additional photography

Music Department

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Budd Carr ... executive music producer
Nora Felder ... executive music producer
Craig Spencer ... music editor

Other crew

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Ronald Arceneaux ... production assistant
Greg Bernstein ... legal services
Kimberly Bigsby ... tutor
Pilar Binyon ... production coordinator: Vulcan Productions
Carol A. Compton ... script clearance
George Edelman ... production assistant
Drew Ernst ... production assistant
Jason Fesel ... production assistant
Dan Gloeckner ... production assistant
Raquel Gutiérrez ... production assistant
Huma Khan ... legal post production
Matthew Kreiner ... production coordinator
Geof Miller ... development consultant
Michael Nank ... publicity: Vulcan Productions
Karen J. Robles ... script supervisor (as Karen Robles)
Patrick Sheedy ... production accountant
Samantha Stabile ... assistant to director/producer
Greg Staley ... key production assistant
Kathy Castro ... child acting coach (uncredited)

Thanks

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Rosemary Lombard ... thanks
Elias Scoropanos ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

The boxer Frank Diaz loses his fight card on the Christmas Eve. He goes home and tells his wife Angela Diaz. Out of the blue, his family and he are evicted and they have to move to a homeless shelter with their children Justin and Christina. Frank has an application in a real state office that calls him to see an apartment. However Frank needs to have a labor contract to keep the apartment. Frank needs to finds a job on the Christmas Eve to have an apartment for his family. But it is not easy since he is illiterate. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Also Known As
  • A Christmas Wish (World-wide, English title)
  • Der Weihnachtswunsch (Germany)
  • Где Господь оставил свои ботинки (Russia)
  • Otthonkeresőben (Hungary)
  • Onde Mora a Esperança (Brazil)
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Runtime
  • 96 min
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Box Office

Opening Weekend United States $2,918, 14 Dec 2008

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