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Christmas Inheritance (2017)

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Before ambitious heiress Ellen Langford can inherit her father's gift business, she must deliver a special Christmas card to her dad's former partner in Snow Falls, the hometown she never ... See full summary »

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Dinah Eng
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eliza Taylor ... Ellen Langford
Jake Lacy ... Jake Collins
Andie MacDowell ... Debbie Collins
Neil Crone ... Jim Langford
Michael Xavier ... Gray Pittman
Lori Hallier ... Alice
Mag Ruffman ... Kathy Martin
Bill Lake ... Captain Williams
Anthony Sherwood ... Uncle Zeke
Martin Roach ... Sheriff Paul Greenleaf
Lindsay Leese ... Mrs. Worthington
Joanna Douglas ... Cara Chandler
Mikayla Radan Mikayla Radan ... Olivia Chandler
Dash Dobrofsky ... Frankie
Laura Miyata ... Kelly
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Before ambitious heiress Ellen Langford can inherit her father's gift business, she must deliver a special Christmas card to her dad's former partner in Snow Falls, the hometown she never knew. When a snowstorm strands her at the town inn, she's forced to work for her keep, and in the process, finds romance and discovers the true gift of Christmas. Written by MPCA

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English

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15 December 2017 (USA) See more »

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Cartão de Natal See more »

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North Bay, Ontario, Canada See more »

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When Ellie is reading through the old letters and there's a photo of her at a piano, it's a photo of the actor wearing her Erinsborough High uniform from Neighbours (1985) See more »

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After the guy hits the white bag with the tree, it rolls into street at an angle that the taxi would hit the side of the bag. But by magic the bag turns again so the taxi hits the edge of the bag. See more »

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Deck the Halls
Arranged by Ray Veekay
Performed by Clark Beckham
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Small town girl
23 December 2017 | by Prismark10See all my reviews

Ellen Langford (Eliza Taylor) is a rich party girl who creates salacious newspaper headlines. Her father has had enough. To prove to him she is fit to inherit the family business, she is sent on a bus with $100 to deliver and a special Christmas letter to her dad's former partner in the small town of Snow Falls which has no mobile phone signal. Ellen cannot tell anyone who she really is.

Her suitcase is run over by the local cabbie and innkeeper Jake Collins (Jake Lacy) who once spent some time in New York but he did not like the big city life. Ellen is stranded in the town during a snowstorm. She works in the inn to make some money, learns how to bake with the help of Jake's aunt. Ellen after spending some time in Snow Falls has a different outlook in life and falls for Jake despite being engaged.

Although made by Netflix this is not too far removed from the Hallmark Christmas cookie cutter formula. Ellen and Jake give appealing performances but it all too syrupy. A sugar laced romance with the subtext of you have to go to a small town to find the true meaning of life.


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