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Moonlight & Mistletoe (2008)

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In 'Saint' Nick Crosby's old-fashioned year-round Christmas village Santaville, working as an elf on Christmas preparations all year killed his daughter Holly's seasonal spirit. So she ... See full summary »

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Karen Arthur

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Joany Kane (teleplay), Duane Poole (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Tom Arnold ... Nick
Candace Cameron Bure ... Holly (as Candace Cameron-Bure)
Christopher Wiehl ... Peter
Barbara Niven ... Ginny
Matt Walton ... Ben Richards
Allan F. Nicholls ... Earl (as Allan Nicholls)
Kaily Smith Westbrook ... Brenda (as Kaily Smith)
Heather Remick ... Della (as Heather Geromin Remick)
Bruce Bouchard Bruce Bouchard ... Mr. Covell
Richard Waterhouse Richard Waterhouse ... Mr. Jennings
Taylor Ampatiellos ... Willy
Lillian Pritchard ... Young Holly
Ari Larson ... Young Peter
Parma Parma ... Nick's Dog
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Storyline

In 'Saint' Nick Crosby's old-fashioned year-round Christmas village Santaville, working as an elf on Christmas preparations all year killed his daughter Holly's seasonal spirit. So she moved out, feeling neglected since her mother's death, to become a Boston toy firm's hardest-working sales executive. When Nick has a bad injury she returns to help out and finds Santaville outdated and near bankruptcy despite much generous help, especially from shy Peter. She tries to save it, counting on a plan proposed by charming financial advisor Ben Richards. Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama | Family | Romance

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 November 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Moonlight & Mistletoe See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This was Candace Cameron Buret's first Hallmark Christmas movie. See more »

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When Holly gets into Peter's truck she asks him his name and he replies Peter Lowdel; in the final scene she introduces Peter to Mr. Jennings as Peter Lowell. See more »

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Greensleeves
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Lovely Location otherwise Nothing Special
1 June 2014 | by ZooomaSee all my reviews

"You can never be too busy for Christmas." Another formulaic story but does it work? Eh, so so. This made-for-TV movie from the Hallmark Channel stars Candace Cameron Bure (D.J. Tanner in Full House) and the usually entertaining Tom Arnold. She stinks but he's great and really brings true charm and Christmas warmth to the screen. Great location in Chester, Vermont -- that's the name of the town it takes in and the name of the town where it was filmed which is different from so many movies where a fictional name is used. Overall, not a terrible Christmas movie but nothing special.

5.5 / 10 stars

--Zoooma, a Kat Pirate Screener


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