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Once Upon a Holiday (2015)

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When a Princess escapes her entourage to explore New York City over Christmas, she meets a young man who shows the beautiful stranger his side of the city.

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James Head

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David Golden
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Briana Evigan ... Katie
Paul Campbell ... Jack Langdon
Greg Evigan ... George Holt
Jacqueline Samuda ... Margaret Wickersham
Jay Brazeau ... Harry Ballantyne
Beverley Elliott ... Dixie
Tara Wilson ... Emma Langdon
Casey Manderson ... Ross Hargreave
Tony Alcantar ... Simon
Fiona Vroom ... Theresa
Kayden Magnuson ... Katie 8 Yrs Old
Peter Ciuffa ... Touristy Man
Alessandro Miro ... Shifty Man (as Al Miro)
Sunita Prasad ... Trish
Billy Mitchell Billy Mitchell ... Brimley
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Once Upon A Holiday is an engrossing TV movie that centers around a royal princess who is tired of her diamond-studded privileged life and the royal responsibilities that come with being a princess. Desiring to see how regular people live, she finally gets the courage to leave it all behind by escaping one day, which puts her in the path of a wonderful young man and good Samaritan who sweeps her off of her feet. Written by Chrissy Campman

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Drama | Romance

Certificate:

TV-G
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Official Sites:

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 November 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Once Upon a Christmas See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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16:9 HD
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The 'art gallery' is a building called the Anvil Center located in New Westminster, BC, Canada. See more »

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References It's a Wonderful Life (1946) See more »

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Solid Hallmark Christmas Entry
3 December 2016 | by RNMortonSee all my reviews

I dabble in the Hallmark Christmas movies, but they do have to meet certain strict criteria: appealing and not too affected female lead, male lead who's not a total doofus, not too complicated a story line, or too overly contrived or unpleasant. This hit the spot very nicely, Evigan is a particularly attractive lead and Campbell does quite well as the humble, honest worker who happens upon Evigan on the run from her position of European princess. Okay, so this owes a lot to Roman Holiday and other runaway royalty movies, but you might notice originality isn't on my criteria list. Both Evigan and Campbell seem very into their roles and very natural, this sort of fits the Hallmark romantic comedy format to a "t". Even Briana's dad gets a role as royal retainer. Enjoy.


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