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Journey Back to Christmas (2016)

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A WWII era nurse is transported in time to 2016 and meets a man who helps her discover the bonds of family and that the true meaning of Christmas is timeless.

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Mel Damski

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Maria Nation
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Candace Cameron Bure ... Hanna
Oliver Hudson ... Jake
Brooke Nevin ... Sarah
Meghan Heffern ... Louise
Gwynyth Walsh ... Gretchen
Raven Stewart ... Gwen (as Raven Rosemary Stewart)
Matt Cooke Matt Cooke ... Martin
Tom Skerritt ... Tobias Cook
Michael Kaplan ... George Jones
Claire Rankin ... Belinda Jones
Doug Murray ... Harv Jones
Ava Darrach-Gagnon ... Young Nurse
Darren Martens Darren Martens ... Julius
Susanna Fournier ... Dottie
Eamon Hanson ... Toby
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A WWII era nurse is transported in time to 2016 and meets a man who helps her discover the bonds of family and that the true meaning of Christmas is timeless.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

27 November 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Journey Back to Christmas See more »

Filming Locations:

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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Trivia

Jake (Oliver Hudson) mentions to Sarah in the police station that drivers licenses weren't invented until the 1930's when in fact Europe had driver's licenses as early as 1903 and the US had driver licenses as early as 1910. New York required chauffeurs to get licenses and then in 1913 New Jersey became the first state to require a license but it wasn't until 1934 that driving laws came into effect. See more »

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Hannah's hair & curls would change from tight and stiff to stretched out and almost flat. See more »

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Rating Spot On.
25 December 2017 | by Gubby-AllenSee all my reviews

Surprisingly brilliant Christmas film.

Admittedly, it could have been set at another time, but it tied Christmas in well and never flagged at all.

You do not expect much with a Daytime Christmas TV film and seeing the high rating and the description of the plot, I was intrigued but the rating is exactly right, a bit more than 7/10.

It avoided too many cliches, there were very few of the "why would they do that" moments and the plot generally followed a route as believable and realistic as the story would allow.

The lead actress was terrific and made the film and the character was never irritating a she easily could have been.


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