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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

Writer:

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 Ava Darrach-Gagnon ... Young Nurse
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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Country:

Canada

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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Aired as the eleventh of nineteen original films in The Hallmark Channel's 2016 "Countdown to Christmas" lineup. See more »

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Hannah's camera is not equipped with a flash but she still takes photographs at night and indoors with the resulting images perfectly exposed. In actuality, she would have needed a flashbulb for lighting. See more »

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It's nice to see that there are more dreamers and believers...it made me cry
23 November 2018 | by Ed-ShullivanSee all my reviews

I just loved this film. If you are over the age of 50 you must have memories of your own younger self, and can only wish now that you would have held on to some of your own personal belongings/artifacts such as maybe some special basebal glove or hockey cards, toys, books, record albums, report cards, christmas decorations, and/or family pictures. Journey Back to Christmas helped bring back some of my own memories from decades ago and as this Christmas themed film's intention was to help us determine if we are either believers in the unfamiliar or lean more toward being skeptics, it is obvious that we are better off if we believe in miracles, or at minimum that our hearts and minds remain open to other people's opinion(s) and beliefs.

Candace Cameron Bure, Oliver Hudson, Raven Stewart, and Tom Skerritt's performances were especially enjoyable. Darn it if they didn't make me cry a few times throught this retrospective and nostalicg Christas tale. Of course this is a film about stirring up the Christmas spirit in all of us and much like many of our fondest memories as time fades so do many of our past practices. A picture can tell a thousand stories and Journey Back to Christmas is a most enjoyable Christmas classic.

I give this film a perfect 10 for 10 rating


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