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I've done two Hallmark movies and know the basics: one should be able to walk into a room and not feel awkward or uncomfortable. Okay, that's the rule so if you want to go into a Hallmark movie, be warned. This is one ahead of the rest, basically to a really great performance from Kimberly Soustad,whom I've never heard of, but is a cross between a regular good-looking girl to someone you'd want to know.
The story is basically built around cats, so if you like cats, they've done a good job rounding up cats that choose to play their parts. They don't really use the "Nine Lives of Christmas, they could have somehow written that into the story, but regardless, it works quite well.
Simply put, Soustad is going to vet school and needs a place to stay because she's thrown out because of her cat and she meets cool model-like boy who's a fireman and they mutually share the house. There's the stereo-typical bad girl which is a waste of time and a few subplots and not enough of "nine lives", which they could have used more.
The actress really holds the movie together, she's tall, looks a little bit heavy but that's just the camera. Basically she seems to look like the girl next door, but so much more.
Wasn't crazy about the DP however, but again,that's my choice. And the lead guy is too much of the model looking guy. The firehall guys are all good, the bad girl is bad but the whole movie falls on Soustad and she carries it like a pro.
Worth the watch.
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