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Finding Father Christmas (2016)

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Raised by her mother, but orphaned at a young age at Christmas, Miranda finds a clue that will take her to the truth about her father. Along the way, she finds romance and rekindles her Christmas spirit.


Terry Ingram


Robin Jones Gunn (books), David Golden





Complete credited cast:
Erin Krakow ... Miranda Chester
Niall Matter ... Ian McAndrick
P. Lynn Johnson ... Katherine McAndrick
Michael Kopsa ... Andrew McAndrick
Jim Thorburn ... Peter Whitcomb
Aliyah O'Brien ... Ellie Whitcomb
Wendie Malick ... Margaret Whitcomb
Macie Juiles ... Julia Whitcomb
Callum Seagram Airlie ... Mark Whitcomb
Jordana Largy ... Blair
Bethany Brown ... Annie Jacobs
Terence Kelly ... Rick Torrance
Sasha Neuhaus Sasha Neuhaus ... Young Miranda
Jessie Fraser ... Eve Chester
Nelson Wong ... Dr. Colter


It's a week before Christmas. Miranda Chester, a stager with an interior design firm in Seattle, has avoided any personal sense of the season ever since her mother Eve Chester, a stage actress and the only parent she ever knew in Eve never having divulged the identity of Miranda's father, died while performing on stage exactly twenty years ago when Miranda was only nine. Miranda's non-Christmas this year changes when she comes into possession of a long forgotten suitcase that belonged to her mother. Three items hidden in the suitcase end up being what Miranda believes are clues to her father's identity: a bracelet with an angel charm which she does recognize as one of her mother's prized possessions; a theater playbill from San Francisco of her mother performing in The Tempest in the role of Miranda, that playbill dated nine months before this Miranda's birth; and a photograph of a man dressed as Santa Claus with a young boy on his lap, neither who she recognizes. These items make ... Written by Huggo

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All she wants is a father for Christmas


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All three films were filmed in and around Vancouver, British Columbia. Filming for the first film took place in June 2016, with some scenes shot in the city of Abbotsford, British Columbia. The second film began production in June 2017, and the final installment was filmed in March 2018 See more »


Several: For one when Miranda is talking to her assistant Annie, she mentions "folks from Portland" coming in that she plans to meet. Miranda is an orphan and positively states more than once that she has no family--period. Second the closing credits show Peter's part as "Edward" and Eve Chester's part as "Eve Carson". There is no mention that Miranda's mother ever remarried or Miranda ever referencing having a stepdad. See more »


Followed by Engaging Father Christmas (2017) See more »


This Is Christmas
Written by Thomas Salter (as Thomas 'Tawgs' Salter), Suzie McNeil and Zubin Thakkar
Performed by Suzie McNeil
Courtesy of Sony/ATV Music Publishing Canada (SOCAN), Zubin Thakkar, Round Hill Works (BMI), and 604 Records Ltd.
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21 November 2020 | by jewelchSee all my reviews

This is well worth watching. James Welch Henderson Arkansas Henderson Arkansas 11/15/2020

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