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A Holiday to Remember (1995)

Unrated | | Drama, Romance | TV Movie 12 December 1995
Carolyn is leaving the big city with her daughter Jordi for her childhood village, deep in the forest. She meets her former fiancé, who she left at the altar several years ago. She also ... See full summary »

Director:

Jud Taylor

Writers:

Kathleen Creighton (novel), Darrah Cloud (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Connie Sellecca ... Carolyn Giblin
Asia Vieira ... Jordy Giblin (Carolyn's Daughter)
Brenda Bazinet ... Eve Stevens
Kyle Fairlie Kyle Fairlie ... William
Rue McClanahan ... Miz Leona (Clay's Aunt)
Randy Travis ... Clay Traynor
Benedict Campbell Benedict Campbell ... Mr. Paul
Elizabeth Lennie Elizabeth Lennie ... Deirdre
Charlotte Moore ... (as Charlotte M. Moore)
Richard Fitzpatrick ... Mr. Decker
Lili Francks Lili Francks ... Social Services Clerk
Don McManus Don McManus ... Santa Claus
Joshua Satok Joshua Satok ... King One
Sandy Webster Sandy Webster ... Mr. Dave
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Storyline

Carolyn is leaving the big city with her daughter Jordi for her childhood village, deep in the forest. She meets her former fiancé, who she left at the altar several years ago. She also finds a lost boy who she wants to adopt, but Jordi is not too keen on the idea. Written by Henrik W

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christmas | based on novel | See All (2) »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ao Encontro do Amor See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

When Clay comes to tell William about the death of his mother he is alone but Ms. Stevens knocks on the door and then they leave in Clays vehicle. Her vehicle is nowhere in sight. See more »

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Definitely more for romantics than for us die hard Christmas enthusiasts
25 December 2015 | by Ed-ShullivanSee all my reviews

Mrs. Shullivan and I did like this film which we watched on Christmas Day. Having said that it is more about second chance romance for the two stars Connie Seleca and Randy Travis as well as a second chance to find a new family for a little 10 year old runaway boy named Wiliam and his dog.

The film does take place during the Christmas season with a touch of the buh humbug I don't believe in Christmas theme, but as any film which wants to touch our hearts will do, everything falls into place by the end of this romantic family oriented drama.

If you are looking for a touch of romance and second chances then watch this film. If you want a real feel good Christmas themed film then stick to the old reliables like White Christmas (Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye) or It's A Wonderful Life (Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed). I give A Holiday to Remember a decent 6 out of 10 rating. Mrs Shullivan enjoyed it as well.


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