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Christmas Comes Home to Canaan (2011)

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In the story, Daniel's son Bobber needs extensive orthopedic surgery and months of intensive physical therapy to recover from being struck down by an automobile. Rodney Freeman, the young ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Billy Ray Cyrus ... Daniel Burton
Gina Holden ... Briony
Emily Tennant ... Sarah Burton
Matt Ward ... Rodney
Jacob Blair ... DJ Burton
Liam James ... Bobber Burton
Julian Christopher Julian Christopher ... Shoup (as Julian D. Christopher)
Malcolm Stewart ... Dr. Hanson
Forbes Angus ... Davis
Neill Fearnley Neill Fearnley ... Clark
Marsha Regis ... Receptionist
Bruce Harwood ... Maitre D'
Simon Chin ... Orderly
Doolittle Doolittle ... Bandit (as Dolittle)
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In the story, Daniel's son Bobber needs extensive orthopedic surgery and months of intensive physical therapy to recover from being struck down by an automobile. Rodney Freeman, the young black man who Daniel took into his home and raised as another son, has become a famous writer and offers to fly Daniel and Bobber to San Francisco and to pay for the surgery. Once in San Francisco, Daniel meets and falls for Briony Adair, a physical rehabilitation specialist who will be working toward Bobber's recovery. When therapy progresses slowly, Bobber invites Briony to come home to Canaan to spend Christmas with the Burtons and continue his treatment. Briony is a natural at caring for a thriving family, but Sarah, Daniel's daughter distances herself not wanting to dishonor her late mother's memory, and a disastrous Christmas visit drives Daniel and Briony apart. In the soul searching that follows, Daniel finds the strength to open his heart again and invite love back into his life. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 December 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Christmas Return to Canaan See more »

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16 August 2017 | by Christmas-ReviewerSee all my reviews

BEWARE OF FALSE REVIEWS & REVIEWERS. SOME REVIEWERS HAVE ONLY ONE REVIEW TO THEIR NAME. NOW WHEN ITS A POSITIVE REVIEW THAT TELLS ME THEY WERE INVOLVED WITH THE MOVIE. IF ITS A NEGATIVE REVIEW THEN THEY MIGHT HAVE A GRUDGE AGAINST THE FILM . NOW I HAVE REVIEWED OVER 200 HOLIDAY FILMS. I HAVE NO AGENDA.

Daniel Burton (Billy Ray Cyrus) learns to love again when he meets Briony Adair (Gina Holden), the rehabilitation specialist treating his son, and invites her to spend Christmas with his family.

This is a film that covers all the bases and it excites you however the grand slam that is needed turns into a bunt and only one story really gets resolved.

The film is family safe. There is a message about "money" and gifts and that story works the best here. Bill Ray does alright here but the glue to this film is Gina Holden. When she is not in a scene the film suffers as well as the audience!


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