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Journey Back to Christmas (2016)

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A WWII era nurse is transported in time to 2016 and meets a man who helps her discover the bonds of family and that the true meaning of Christmas is timeless.

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Mel Damski

Writer:

Maria Nation
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Candace Cameron Bure ... Hanna
Oliver Hudson ... Jake
Brooke Nevin ... Sarah
Meghan Heffern ... Louise
Gwynyth Walsh ... Gretchen
Raven Stewart ... Gwen (as Raven Rosemary Stewart)
Matt Cooke Matt Cooke ... Martin
Tom Skerritt ... Tobias Cook
Michael Kaplan ... George Jones
Claire Rankin ... Belinda Jones
Doug Murray ... Harv Jones
Ava Darrach-Gagnon Ava Darrach-Gagnon ... Young Nurse
Darren Martens Darren Martens ... Julius
Susanna Fournier ... Dottie
Eamon Hanson ... Toby
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A WWII era nurse is transported in time to 2016 and meets a man who helps her discover the bonds of family and that the true meaning of Christmas is timeless.

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TV-G
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Language:

English

Release Date:

27 November 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Le Temps d'un Noël See more »

Filming Locations:

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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Trivia

Jake (Oliver Hudson) mentions to Sarah in the police station that drivers licenses weren't invented until the 1930's when in fact Europe had driver's licenses as early as 1903 and the US had driver licenses as early as 1910. New York required chauffeurs to get licenses and then in 1913 New Jersey became the first state to require a license but it wasn't until 1934 that driving laws came into effect. See more »

Goofs

The characters go on to continually comment about Hannah's 1945 wardrobe but when she climbs out of the storage shed window, she is clearly not wearing 1945-era stockings which would have had seams and reinforced toes and heels. (If they really wanted realism, war rationing would have dictated that those stocking be made of rayon which notoriously bagged at the knees and ankles). See more »

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Beautiful love story
15 December 2016 | by djkashSee all my reviews

I really love this movie. I love most Hallmark Christmas movies and the plots are very simple-- couple falls in love, couple has misunderstanding during the last half hour which threatens to break them up, but then in the last 5 minutes the misunderstanding is resolved and everyone lives happily ever after.

This has a complexity and a very realistic time travel element that is beautifully done and not completely unbelievable. The costumes are wonderful and the plot is meaningful and believable. The nostalgia makes me realize how much simplicity adds to Christmas and how small actions make a huge difference. Amazing story. Hope they bring this one back every year for a long long time


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