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The Angel Tree (2020)

A writer seeks the identity of the person who helps grant wishes that are placed upon an angel tree, and in the process, reconnects with her childhood friend.

Director:

Jessica Harmon

Writers:

Daphne Benedis-Grab (based on the book by), Teresa Kale (teleplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jill Wagner ... Rebecca McBride
Lucas Bryant ... Matthew Anderson
Cassidy Nugent ... Cassie McBride
Oscar Farrell ... Owen Anderson
Annabel Kershaw ... Mimi
Jason Burkart ... Claude Dubois
Tom Pickett ... John Miller
Candus Churchill ... Liz Miller
Clare Filipow ... Zoe Anderson
Kalyn Miles Kalyn Miles ... Nina
Isabella Sleeth Isabella Sleeth ... Young Rebecca
Tyson Larter ... Young Matthew
Shay Galor ... Pat Clark
Hayden Carmichael Hayden Carmichael ... Mark Clark
Jayce Barreiro ... Carl Bishop
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Storyline

Rebecca McBride is a Los Angeles-based writer for Aspire, an on-line magazine. As a result of her article on her hometown's wish-granting Angel Tree, her editor promises her own byline if she identifies the mysterious wish-granting Angel for Christmas. To research the article, she needs to go home for the first time in 20 years. She reluctantly agrees, having lost faith in Christmas magic years before, when her tree wish to stay in Pine Riiver forever was not granted. She finds her childhood friend Matthew still behind the counter at his family diner. While she tries her best to track down the Angel, Matthew is right there protecting the identity. Her daughter Cassie accompanies her and bonds with Matthew's sister Zoe's son, Owen. She joins up with the town to grant the plethora of wishes including this one -- granting Zoe's son Owen his wish for his mom home for Christmas, even though deployed in South Korea as an Army Sergeant. Her ultimate article is a compromise that makes ...

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Mystery

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Sergeant Zoe is wearing her rank upside down for a US soldier. See more »

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References Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) See more »

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For Rebecca
Written by Lucas Bryant
Performed by Lucas Bryant
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The Angel Tree
7 December 2020 | by Jo_Blo_Movie_CriticSee all my reviews

7/10 - touching story of community is one of Hallmark's better 2020 offerings


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 2020 (USA) See more »

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Timeless Pictures See more »
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