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The Christmas Wife
The Christmas Wife
Actors: Jason Robards, Julie Harris, Don Francks, James Eckhouse, Patricia Hamilton
Director: David Hugh Jones
Genres: Drama, Television
NR     2002     1hr 13min

A widower not wanting to face his first Christmas alone responds to an ad for "social introductions." He meets a woman who is happy to celebrate the holidays with him. She bids him to not ask about her personal life which ...  more »


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Actors: Jason Robards, Julie Harris, Don Francks, James Eckhouse, Patricia Hamilton
Director: David Hugh Jones
Creators: Brian West, Colin Callender, Eric Landau, Katherine Ann Jones, Patrick Whitley, Helen Norris
Genres: Drama, Television
Sub-Genres: Love & Romance, Television
Studio: Cobra Entertainment LLC
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 09/17/2002
Original Release Date: 12/12/1988
Theatrical Release Date: 12/12/1988
Release Year: 2002
Run Time: 1hr 13min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Member Movie Reviews

Deanna F. from HARTLAND, VT
Reviewed on 2/9/2010...
It was an "okay" movie until the ending. I was surprised andnot impressed with the ending.

Movie Reviews

Humane and Intelligent
Crystal Gonzales | Albuquerque, N.M. | 03/08/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Not many people will like this movie. It is one of those, that is pure dialogue (Away From Her).

If you like intelligent, beautiful, sad movies. You may like this.

For this type, I think this film is very well made."
Serious Drama set against backdrop of Christmas...
BRIAN A. O'DELL | Cliffside Park, New Jersey United States | 11/27/2009
(4 out of 5 stars)

"In many regards this movie comes across much like a stage play. Starring Jason Robards and Julie Harris, who are two of this nation's finest actors it is a poignant tale of a a widower who 'rents' a woman to be his companion over the Christmas holiday weekend. It is a bittersweet movie, but a fine one stemming from a good script with an interesting 'twist' at the end. While perhaps not everyone's 'cup of tea' for a Christmas movie, it is a enjoyable drama."