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Angel of Christmas (2015)

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Susan gets a chance at her first real article, writing about the family angel, which were handcrafted by her great-grandfather. It is said to have a history of bringing people together. ... See full summary »

Director:

Ron Oliver

Writers:

Jane Maas (novel), Gary Goldstein (teleplay)
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Complete credited cast:
Jennifer Finnigan ... Susan Nicholas
Jonathan Scarfe ... Brady Howe
Holly Robinson Peete ... Yvette Collins
Christie Laing ... Hayley
Francis X. McCarthy ... Grandpa James Thomas (as Francis Xavier McCarthy)
Wanda Cannon ... Heather Nicholas
Barclay Hope ... David Nicholas
Tahmoh Penikett ... Derek Hamilton
Marc Bendavid ... Owen Thomas
Chloe McClay ... Jessica Rose
Candice-May Davies Candice-May Davies ... Maggie (as Candice-May Langlois)
Nelson Wong ... Barista
Parveen Dosanjh ... Reporter
Mackenzie Gray ... Franklin (as MacKenzie Gray)
Jeffrey C.R. Wallace ... Candle Sniffer (as Jeffrey Wallace)
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Susan gets a chance at her first real article, writing about the family angel, which were handcrafted by her great-grandfather. It is said to have a history of bringing people together. Working hard to get the article done on time, she is torn between the handsome, successful Derek and the free-spirited artist Brady. Written by Lærke Rasmussen

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Comedy | Romance

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TV-G
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Brady tells Susan, "Enjoy the ride; The destination will unfold." She responds by asking whether he had made it up or stole it from an old "Star Trek". His advice is similar to a line from Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) in which Spock advises, "You must have faith ... That the universe will unfold as it should." See more »

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Grandpa James: If you want to believe you have to take a leap. But look too close and the magic's gone.
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References Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) See more »

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Swingin' the Jingle
Written by Brad Hatfield (as Bradley P. Hatfield) (BMI)
Performed by Brad Hatfield Quintet (as Brad Hatfield Orchestra)
Published by Mopsy Music - BMI
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Haunted By An Angel
1 December 2015 | by bobliptonSee all my reviews

Hallmark ends its first batch of Christmas romantic comedies for 2015 with this highly watchable effort. Jennifer Finnigan writes a story about her family's heirloom wooden angel. In talking to her relatives about legends that have accumulated around it, she comes to understand and accept the nature of faith and, this being a Hallmark TV movie, falls in love with laid-back artist Jonathan Scarfe.

Although the story is nicely handled with a pleasant bit of whimsy -- is the angel actually doing something or is it all coincidence? -- there are a couple of technical aspects that might have been better handled. Conversations between Ms. Finnigan and Mr. Scarfe are shot in a lot of short clips, when a slower cutting speed might have helped; and there is a lot of obvious and poorly executed dialogue looping during the tree-buying scene.

However, the loveliness of the story and the fine performances by the leads render those two complaints minor. This is the best of the batch of Hallmark Christmas romcoms and worth seeing on its own account.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 November 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Angel of Christmas See more »

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1.78 : 1
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