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If You Believe (1999)

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Movie 6 December 1999
Bah! Humbug! Susan Stone is definitely what you'd call a modern-day scrooge. She is a young, jaded book editor who is consumed with self-doubt and has lost the passion and drive that ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ally Walker ... Susan Stone
Tom Amandes ... Tom Weller
Hayden Panettiere ... Suzie / Alice Stone
Meredith McGeachie ... Robin
Andrew Tarbet ... Bob Stone (as Andrew Target)
Jonathan Welsh Jonathan Welsh ... Dylan Lewis
Victoria Snow ... Dorinda
Demore Barnes ... Mark
Anna Starnino Anna Starnino ... Gloria
David Talbot David Talbot ... Donald
Richard Romanus ... Walter
Paul Brown Paul Brown ... Herbert
Vik Sahay ... Doctor
Marilyn Boyle Marilyn Boyle ... Aunt Nelly
Maureen Cassidy ... Elizabeth Stone
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Bah! Humbug! Susan Stone is definitely what you'd call a modern-day scrooge. She is a young, jaded book editor who is consumed with self-doubt and has lost the passion and drive that defined her childhood persona. On the verge of losing her job and being completely on the "outs" with her family, Susan has nearly given up on happiness. Out of nowhere, a cheerful, carefree seven-year-old girl named Suzie awaits Susan back at her apartment. It turns out that little Suzie is the embodiment of Susan's inner child, she is Susan as she once was years ago. Suzie has come to help the adult Susan rediscover and recapture the love of life that she's lost. Written by DANIEL

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Susan Stone is about to discover the miracle of childhood ... her own.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 December 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Et si c'était vrai See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Goofs

Suzie is only supposed to be visible to Susan, but as they watch Tom playing trombone at the Christmas celebrations Suzie shouts "Merry Christmas everyone" and the girl standing beside her turns and looks at her. See more »

Quotes

Susan Stone: [to herself at age 7] I'm not talking to you. You're not here. Now put that necklace back, it isn't a toy.
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Deck the Halls
Traditional, lyrics by Thomas Oliphant
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Loved it!!
16 December 2000 | by elenag5See all my reviews

I loved "If You Believe!" It was a refreshing look at the Christmas story. Ally was wonderful as was her 7 yr old counterpart Hayden... They made the concepts of faith, hope and joy of the season come alive. Ally shows her versatility as an actress in her character's transition from hopeless to joyful.


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