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So This Is Christmas (2013)

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Ashley lives in the fast lane until a handyman invades her life and she's directing a Christmas play for underprivileged kids. She runs into her ultimate soul mate. They may live happily ever after unless her step brother gets her killed.

Director:

Richard Foster

Writers:

Deborah Foster (co-writer), Richard Foster (co-writer)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Eric Roberts ... Bill
Evelyn Smith Evelyn Smith ... Wise Woman
Vivica A. Fox ... Sharon
Lexi Ainsworth ... Ashley
Titus Makin Jr. ... Jason
Bryan Massey Bryan Massey ... Mac
Danielle Vega ... Angelina
Justinh Avery ... Jonathan
Cassidee Vandalia Cassidee Vandalia ... Nicole
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joseph Lee Anderson ... Student Buying Jacket (as Joseph Anderson)
Lauren Byrd ... Monica Tischauer
Campbell Casillo Campbell Casillo ... Kevin (as Campbell Castillo)
Laurie Cummings ... Physician
Jillian Estell ... Darlene (as Jillian Estelle)
Stan Gao ... Pretty Boy
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Storyline

Eighteen-year old Ashley's life is headed in the wrong direction. She's been hanging out with a bad crowd and seeking an escape from the drama at home. Everything begins to change when a handyman working on the family's house encourages her to volunteer for a Christmas play with underprivileged children. Ashley finds purpose by helping people in need and uses that to help heal her troubled family. Together, they discover the impact one person can make through the gift of giving. Written by Anonymous

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Sometimes the greatest gifts are the ones you already have.


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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Das ist Weihnachten See more »

Filming Locations:

Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$625,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,987, 2 December 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$6,934, 25 December 2013
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Foster Entertainment See more »
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The scenes of the teen dance club were shot at historic Cain's Ballroom's Bob's Place. Cain's Ballroom is the music venue in Tulsa which has hosted famous musicians including Bob Wills, Leon Russell and many others. Cain's Ballroom manager, Chad Rodgers, generously even allowed the production to use the historic Cain's logo in the shots. See more »

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Nicole: So you and your dad are not so Disney these days, huh?
Ashley: It's Sharon and me... we're the total train wreck.
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unfortunately very disappointing
15 October 2013 | by helga-stockSee all my reviews

I have been watching a great deal of films and was really hoping to just relax & enjoy this, but truth be told, I had a very hard time watching it all the way through. A whole lot of things just did not work at all for me. Some of the acting itself I think was good, but I wondered while watching, if perhaps this was done by someone with little directing & writing experience.

The rough storyline was quite predictable, but could still have made for enjoyable viewing. Some things are a question of taste, of course. I have liked quite a few films with strong moral messages in the past, but the Christian message in this film really was very in-your- face. I wonder if there wouldn't have been a more subtle way to get the message across, that may have had a much stronger effect. Granted, it is a holiday film, but still...

On the slightly more formal side of things, I quite liked the lighting in some of the scenes, but can't say the same for the cinematography or editing.Overall okay-ish, with a number of "oh- what-a-weird-shot...Why would-they-do-this?" moments scattered throughout. All in all, a real shame. I appreciate the work that must've been put into it and there were some good elements, but for me they just didn't come together at all. This could have been a much better film.


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