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The Christmas Ornament (2013)

TV-G | | Romance | TV Movie 16 November 2013
A widow plans to give Christmas festivities a miss, as they bring back too many memories of her late husband.

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Mark Jean

Writers:

Bill Wells (teleplay), J.B. White (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Kellie Martin ... Kathy Howard
Cameron Mathison ... Tim Pierce
Jewel Staite ... Jenna Lowe
Brendan Meyer ... Connor
Matthew Kevin Anderson ... Ben Lowe
Cole Vigue ... Graham
Nicole Oliver ... Sarah
Stephen Dimopoulos ... Mario
Gwynyth Walsh ... Eve Atkinson
Ian Carter ... Middle Aged Man
Evans Johnson ... Andrea
Laura Mennell ... Rebecca
Linda Darlow ... Vanessa
Phillip David Lee Phillip David Lee ... Andrea's Husband
Nels Lennarson ... Dale
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Storyline

Newly widowed Kathy plans to skip out on decking the halls and trimming the tree this Christmas, trying to avoid anything that will bring back memories of her late husband. The only Christmas tradition she will observe is baking cookies for her friends, a passion since she was a child. When Kathy meets handsome Christmas tree shop owner Tim, their undeniable chemistry - along with an ornament Tim gives her that symbolizes hope-helps Kathy open up to the joys of the season again. With the support of her best friend Jenna, and the budding relationship with Tim, Kathy begins to embrace the hopeful message of the ornament. Although Kathy wants to take a chance on Tim, she struggles to find the balance between preserving the memory of her husband and moving on with her own future. Is the Christmas ornament a sign that she can have a hopeful future? Written by Anonymous

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Romance

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Christmas Ornament See more »

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Trivia

The song heard playing in the gift shop at the tree lot has generated a lot of interest. The title is "Isn't Christmas Time a Wonderful Thing", by Joel Evans featuring Carla Helmbrecht. The song is not available on cd, but can be purchased on mp3. Be sure you are purchasing the version featuring Carla Helmbrecht. See more »

Goofs

When driving to make deliveries, Tim and Kathy drive past a place called "The News", 29 sec later they drive by the same place, but the scene is flipped horizontally, and the store and the licence plates in the scene are a mirror image of what it should be. See more »

Connections

References Sesame Street (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Isn't Christmastime a Wonderful Thing?
Written by: Joe Lervold & Lisa Aschmann
Performed by: Carla Helmbrecht with The Joel Evans Quartet
Courtesy of Cinemasters and Imaginary Friends Music Partners
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I Love This Movie
7 July 2017 | by samaandersonSee all my reviews

This is a well made film. I can not believe how special it is. This film is really all about "Love". Finding love and letting go at the same time.

What is nice about this is the film is about how real people act when possibly falling for somebody and hoping they feel the same.

In this film Kathie runs a bike shop. She and her husband opened it up in January but he dies shortly after that.

Tim owns and run a Tree Lot. When Kathie meets Tim the click but she is afraid of admitting that and she at the same time feels guilty for that. (This is not said by Kathie but if you watch this more than once you will understand what I am saying).

What is great about this film is that it captures real emotions and how people get scared of change and sometimes getting in their own way on the road to happiness.

Love This Film!! Can not say enough nice things about it.


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