A cowboy comes to a town at Christmas time. He eats at a cafe but was unable to pay for his meal, so the owner throws him in jail. The town wants to alleviate their guilt over a Mexican family, who has pregnant woman with them, who lives on top of a mountain called Christmas mountain. They bail out the cowboy and tells to bring some old clothes and food to them. While there the young boy of the family feels sorry for him and prays that god will send him some help. It comes in the form of an old friend of his who died years ago. He tells him that he is not exactly living a proper life but he has a chance to turn things around, first by telling the townsfolk that their so called charity towards the Mexicans is not enough.
Did You Know?
Rev.Thorndike says the two women on Christmas Mountain lost their husbands "in that avalanche last year." The sheriff says someone should help them, "a woman being a widow and all and having a baby soon." Christmas is just a couple days away. Unless Teresa had intercourse with someone else after her husband was killed, she has been pregnant 12 months. See more