American Angela de Luca is a tour guide in Rome, it a job she loves in showing visitors what she finds special about the city that can't be found in standard guide books. Her exuberance does end up getting her into trouble as, a few days before Christmas, she is fired by her boss Tomasso Toffino for not sticking to the "tourist hot spots" protocol one too many times. It is when she is nursing her wounds about the job in not knowing what to do that she literally runs into Oliver Martin, who works for the New York based acquisitions firm Fiske and Drummond, he in Rome on business to acquire famed high end Italian ceramics company Forlinghetti for Fiske and Drummond. Oliver is all work and no play, he especially seeing the Christmas season as an opportune time to do business as no one else wants to work and thus will rush into deals. He expects to meet with Luigi Forlinghetti, seal the deal and leave Rome without experiencing any of it. A promotion to vice-president of the company rests ...
Did You Know?
Lacey Chabert was Erica Kane's daughter on "All My Children" from 1992-1993 and Sam Page played Erica Kane's son from 2002-2003. See more
Oliver is shown carrying his heavy travel bag around Italy, but it clearly has wheels and a extension handle. See more
The First Noel
from the 2004 album, "Christmas is Here,"
Performed by Kevin C. Teasley and Carlton Blount.
(heard during dance scene) See more