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Love's Christmas Journey (2011)

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While mourning the loss of her husband and daughter, recently widowed Ellie King (Natalie Hall) visits her brother Aaron Davis (Greg Vaughan) and his children for Christmas. Ellie does her ... See full summary »

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David S. Cass Sr.

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George Tierney, Janette Oke (based on the "Love Comes Softly" book series by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Natalie Hall ... Ellie Davis
JoBeth Williams ... Mrs. Beatrice Thompson (as Jobeth Williams)
Greg Vaughan ... Aaron
Dylan Bruce ... Michael
Bobby Campo ... Erik Johnson
Charles Shaughnessy ... Alex Weaver
Sean Astin ... Mayor Wayne
Ryan Wynott ... Christopher Davis
Jada Facer ... Annabelle Davis (as Jada Mae Facer)
Ernest Borgnine ... Nicholas
Amanda Foreman ... Adrienne Wayne
Annika Noelle ... Suzanna Wayne
Dannika Liddell Dannika Liddell ... Jessica King
Chad Michael Collins ... Owen King
Stephen Bridgewater ... Mr. Cunningham (as Stephen W. Bridgewater)
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Storyline

While mourning the loss of her husband and daughter, recently widowed Ellie King (Natalie Hall) visits her brother Aaron Davis (Greg Vaughan) and his children for Christmas. Ellie does her best to enjoy the holidays, making new friends with Mrs. Thompson (JoBeth Williams), a local shop keeper, and handsome admirer Deputy Strode (Dylan Bruce). When Aaron travels out of town to purchase land, Ellie agrees to watch his children, but the season's festivities are threatened when Aaron goes missing. Written by Hallmark

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Let the spirit of the season find you.

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Drama | Romance | Western

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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 November 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Viagem do Amor de Natal See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA

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Color
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Follows Love's Unfolding Dream (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Deck the Halls
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Traditional tune, lyrics by Thomas Oliphant
Performed by Sean Astin and Annika Noelle
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If you don't believe in anything, especially Christmas and God - give this a miss......
27 November 2012 | by ttandbSee all my reviews

I think the thing about these movies that a lot of the negative reviewers miss is that they're for people who believe in God in general and, in this instance, Christmas in particular.

Don't like either of those? Then you're going to loathe this movie. It's a Hallmark movie so anyone wanting gritty realism and hard hitting drama is obviously looking in the wrong place from the get go. But, for those of us more open to just being entertained, these films - there's a whole series of them - are pretty good. Yes, they're completely sentimental and schmaltzy, and do have a liberal sprinkling of religious moments, but that's what the series is about. In this movie's defense if you can't have schmaltz, sentimentality and religion at Christmas when *can* you have it? Personally I just suspend my disbelief for the duration; turn my central heating off, put the real fire on, hunker down with a hot chocolate and cookies and let myself be swamped in Hallmark endings for a while. At a time when the real world seems to be imploding under a tidal wave of doomsday preppers, financial Armageddon and global unrest then this is a pleasant escape for a moment. Let's face it, the real world will still be there when the credits roll, so why not go AWOL for a mere 2 hours? I won't tell on you, promise.


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