Shopaholic Crystal's (Amy Acker, Alias) wealthy parents give her an ultimatum: change her irresponsible ways by Christmas or they will cut her off without a cent. With no job or romantic prospects, what's a party girl to do? Fate intervenes when she finds seven year-old Olivia's (Emma Duke) letter to Santa asking for a new wife for her widowed dad Derek (David Haydn-Jones). Crystal tracks them down and vows to win over father and daughter before the fast-approaching holiday deadline. Volunteering at Derek's struggling soup kitchen, Crystal is at first a fish out of water, but she is determined to prove to him and herself that there's more to her than just shopping and lattes. Only Derek's jealous and calculating girlfriend (Gina Holden, Harper's Island) stands between her and her newfound happiness. Share the gift of love and laughter with this heartwarming romantic comedy directed by Jason Priestley (Beverly Hills 90210).

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Dear Santa (2011)

PG

Drama · 1h 30m · 11/26/2011

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Shopaholic Crystal's (Amy Acker, Alias) wealthy parents give her an ultimatum: change her irresponsible ways by Christmas or they will cut her off without a cent. With no job or romantic prospects, what's a party girl to do? Fate intervenes when she finds seven year-old Olivia's (Emma Duke) letter to Santa asking for a new wife for her widowed dad Derek (David Haydn-Jones). Crystal tracks them down and vows to win over father and daughter before the fast-approaching holiday deadline. Volunteering at Derek's struggling soup kitchen, Crystal is at first a fish out of water, but she is determined to prove to him and herself that there's more to her than just shopping and lattes. Only Derek's jealous and calculating girlfriend (Gina Holden, Harper's Island) stands between her and her newfound happiness. Share the gift of love and laughter with this heartwarming romantic comedy directed by Jason Priestley (Beverly Hills 90210).

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Status

Released

Language

English

Countries

Canada, United States

Production Company

Nomadic Pictures
Cast
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Paulina 'Miel' Chmielecka

Saleswoman (as Paulina Chmielecka)
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David Haydn-Jones

Derek Gowen
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James Dugan

Frank McCourt
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Margherita Donato

Kim
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Brooklynn Proulx

Sharla
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James D. Hopkin

Mr. Norman Lockhart
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Amy Acker

Crystal Carruthers
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Patrick Creery

Pete Kennedy
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Gina Holden

Jillian
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Emma Duke

Olivia Gowen
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Kristina Elliott

Jennifer (uncredited)
Crew
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Jason Priestley

Director
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Barbara Kymlicka

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Dear Santa

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/1/2011

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