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The Heart of Christmas (2011)

TV-G | | Drama, Family | TV Movie 4 December 2011
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The Locke family are devastated when they learn their 2-year-old son, Dax, has leukemia.

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Gary Wheeler

Writers:

Lance W. Dreesen, Matthew West (inspired by: One Last Christmas)
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Candace Cameron Bure ... Megan Walsh
Jeanne Neilson ... Julie Locke
Christopher Shone ... Dax Locke
Nicholas Shone ... Dax Locke
Eric Jay Beck ... Austin Locke (as Eric Beck)
Dendrie Taylor ... Michelle Denford
Anita Renfroe Anita Renfroe ... Theresa (Julie's Mother)
Sophie Sinise Sophie Sinise ... Nurse Laura
Erin Bethea ... Trish Hurtgren
George Newbern ... Dr. Don Sandler
Burgess Jenkins ... Walt Walsh
Karl T. Wright ... Dr. Benson
Brooke Bryan Brooke Bryan ... Emma Walsh
Christian Nelson Christian Nelson ... Jackson Walsh
Hayden Nelson Hayden Nelson ... Jackson Walsh
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The Locke family are devastated when they learn their 2-year-old son, Dax, has leukemia.

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Genres:

Drama | Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 December 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Magia de um Sonho See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

In this movie Candace Cameron Bure costars with Erin Bethea. In the movie, "Fireproof," Bethea played the wife of Bure's real life brother Kirk Cameron. Both are faith based films. See more »

Soundtracks

One Last Christmas
Written by Matthew West and Ashley Gorley
(c) Songs of Southside Independent Music Publishing/External Combustion Music/Songs for Delaney/Out of the Taperoom Music
Administered by Warner Chappell Music
Performed by Matthew West
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Awful acting
1 November 2018 | by amanda-15127-18211See all my reviews

I see many other reviews have praised the acting but I don't understand why. It's awful acting and in many parts, awful writing too. I appreciate it's based on a true story and I don't want to take anything away from it, but I agree with one reviewer who said it's like a commercial for the hospital. If you're looking for a tear-jerker, there's way better films out there.


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