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How Sarah Got Her Wings (2015)

Heaven Sent (original title)
Unrated | | Drama, Fantasy | 1 November 2015 (USA)
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Good Samaritan Sarah Fitzpatrick has a fatal accident just before Christmas, and finds herself in the lobby before the gates of Heaven. Certain that she will be let in, she is shocked to ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
... Sarah
... Jordan
... Amanda
... Stuart
... Mason
... Daphne
... Hank
... Tree Lot Cashier
... Max (as Charlie Robinson)
... Gerry
... Father Tim
Haley Brooke Newton ... Little Girl (as Hayley Newton)
... Homeless Woman
... Woman
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Good Samaritan Sarah Fitzpatrick has a fatal accident just before Christmas, and finds herself in the lobby before the gates of Heaven. Certain that she will be let in, she is shocked to find that her name is not on the reservation list. However, she is granted the chance to return to Earth as an "angel in training" with the requirement to help a soul in need. Sarah has the 12 days before Christmas to secure her place on the list leaving her in the race for her after-life.

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Trivia

Jordan orders two Ipa's in his own bar. The labels on the beers he is given is are Heisler Lager. Heisler is a fake beer used in many movies. See more »

Goofs

At 1h12m, when Jordan receives a text message on his phone, the timestamp of the message is not at Christmastime, as the scene music implies, but "Tue Jun 9, 10:07 PM." See more »

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The First Noel
Traditional
[incorrectly credited as written by William Sandys and Davies Gilbert]
Melody arrangement originally written by John Stainer
Performed & Produced by The Structure
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The Film Breaks Its Own Rules and Suffers For It

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 . I HAVE REVIEWED OVER 200 HOLIDAY FILMS. I HAVE NO AGENDA.

A good Samaritan is killed before Christmas and is granted the chance to return to Earth to help a needy soul. The needy soul we find out is her ex-boyfriend who she broke up with on Christmas Eve a year prior to her own passing.

The film quickly establishes its rules and you buy into it however the ending makes zero sense. This harms the movie and it ending makes the whole movie a failure. Had it stayed true to its rules then the film would have been one of the better television films of the past few years.


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