November 1, 2013
Director: Turk Pipkin
MPAA Rating: PG (for mild thematic elements and brief language)
Screenwriter: Turk Pipkin
Starring: Harry Connick, Jr. , Connie Britton, Kris Kristofferson, Fionnula Flanagan, Willie Nelson
Copyright Holder: N/A
Harry Connick, Jr. stars as Michael Walker, who, as a child, wished every day was Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit. Thirty years later, Michael still can't muster any joy for Christmas, despite encouragement from his playful wife (Connie Britton) and well intentioned parents (Kris Kristofferson and Fionnula Flanagan). But when his young son (Chandler Canterbury) faces a tragedy, Michael needs to make amends with his past. A mysterious man named Nick (Willie Nelson) gives Michael a gift that instills in him the courage to find the Christmas joy that he lost. Based on the book by Turk Pipkin.