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Hope at Christmas (2018)

Divorced Sydney inherits a house from her grandma. Seeing it with her 8 y.o. daughter, she stops at the bookstore and meets a single teacher there. She ends up helping out there for the Christmas season.

Director:

Alex Wright

Writers:

Robert Tate Miller (teleplay by), Nancy Naigle (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Scottie Thompson ... Sydney
Ryan Paevey ... Mac
Erica Tremblay ... RayAnne
Colleen Winton ... Bea Peabody
Jan Bos ... Mayor Gray
Juliana Wimbles ... Diane
Chris Shields ... Lou
Dakota Guppy ... Sarah
Shelby Armstrong ... Hannah
Nelson Wong ... Kenny Kwon
Katey Hoffman ... Susan
Pete Graham ... Reverend Oliver (as Peter Graham Gaudreau)
Kasimir Leskard Kasimir Leskard ... Todd
Brenda Crichlow ... Clare (as Brenda M. Crichlow)
Janet Glassford Janet Glassford ... Marnie
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Storyline

Sydney Ragsdale (Thompson), recently divorced, decides to spend Christmas in a house she inherited with her young daughter. As Sydney begins to spend more time at the local bookstore, she meets a teacher, Mac (Paevey), who also fills in for the town Santa. Mac tries to make Christmas wishes come true, and this year Sydney is at the top of his 'nice' list. As a new opportunity with the bookstore unfolds, Mac helps Sydney open herself up to life, love, and believing in the spirit of Christmas again.

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Trivia

Nancy Naigle is featured as one of the authors in the bookstore. Naigle is a real author who wrote "Christmas Joy" which was made into a Hallmark movie and aired in 2018. See more »

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Mac invites Sydney to dinner. After having dinner in a lovely darkened restaurant, they walk out into afternoon sunlight. The week before Christmas. See more »

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Hannah: He was walking up the candy cane stairs to get to the Christmas throne when he slipped on a ginger bread man and fell off the back of Santa's workshop.
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Engaging but Predictable
12 August 2019 | by kz917-1See all my reviews

The leads were nice. This was the second movie in the lineup that featured an author writing a Christmas book. Maybe programming staff should space them out a bit, eh?

Cute, but predictable.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 2018 (USA) See more »

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