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One Christmas
One Christmas
Actors: Katharine Hepburn, Henry Winkler, Swoosie Kurtz, T.J. Lowther, Tonea Stewart
Director: Tony Bill
Genres: Drama, Kids & Family, Anime & Manga
NR     2000     1hr 26min

Hailed as a "rewarding gift" and "an unexpected pleasure," One Christmas is a timeless holiday treasure based on Truman Capote's bittersweet tale of a young boy's adventures with the father he's never known. It's a classic...  more »


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Actors: Katharine Hepburn, Henry Winkler, Swoosie Kurtz, T.J. Lowther, Tonea Stewart
Director: Tony Bill
Creators: Donald M. Morgan, Thomas Del Ruth, John Davis, John Philip Dayton, Merrill H. Karpf, Duane Poole, Truman Capote
Genres: Drama, Kids & Family, Anime & Manga
Sub-Genres: Family Life, Family Films, Anime & Manga
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 11/21/2000
Original Release Date: 12/19/1994
Theatrical Release Date: 12/19/1994
Release Year: 2000
Run Time: 1hr 26min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 5
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

Way overrated!!
Dubai MovieGuy | Houston, TX United States | 11/07/2002
(2 out of 5 stars)

"We love Christmas movies but this was probably our biggest disappointment thus far. Expectations were high with the quality of the stars (Hepburn, Winkler) and the writer, but the quality scenes were just too few and far between. I suspect that people who liked the movie loved the book where the characters were presumably better developed and more likeable. Not having read the book, I found that I just didn't like the people on the screen and by the time they finally get into the spirit of Christmas, I just didn't care! Take a pass on this one."
Average DVD add-ons, magical cast
J. N. Valente | Evora, Portugal | 03/01/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"From a truly wonderful bittersweet story by Truman Capote (as has been said) comes an adequate adaptation with an all-star cast. Katharine Hepburm seems to be the central character and even if her acting may seem full of mannerisms to some, by now that is neither here nor there. Julie Harris and Henry Winkler rise above many past ill-choices, and the whole cast superbly gives life to what may come through as a Christmas cliché but is just that extra bit more that has us glued to the screen.
On my part, kudos to Katharine, Swoozie and Julie!"
"Reality Christmas"
Mark Ebert | Lancaster OH | 12/18/2003
(3 out of 5 stars)

""One Christmas" was a film I happened upon some years ago. I did not know that it had been a story or a play, etc. I viewed it because I was familiar with the talents of the late Kathrine Hepburn and the talented Henry Winkler. The story is not typical Christmas fare, but it is more real than many of the idylic Christmas movies. It is a tribute to the truth that many people struggle 365 days a year--their imperfections not taking a holiday.Anyone who enjoys the talents of Winkler/Hepburn will enjoy this film; it is not stellar, not is not neccesarily their best performance, but it is a nice piece of "reality Christmas", if you will."
Dubai MovieGuy | 12/21/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This is a well done version of the Truman Capote story by the same name. As always, the actual story is better, but Henry Winkler comes aross well as a gigolo trying to be dad for Christmas. You can view it with your kids, or use in in school to follow the reading of the story."