A Nutcracker Christmas

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  • NR
  • 2017
  • 1 hr 26 min
  • 6.5  (1,728)

A Nutcracker Christmas from 2016 is a heartwarming holiday film centered around the themes of family, forgiveness and love. The movie stars Amy Acker as Lily, a former ballerina who now runs a successful toy company with her father. She is unexpectedly reunited with her childhood sweetheart Mark, who is now a talented musician played by Sascha Radetsky. Sophia Lucia plays Lily's niece Sadie who is also a gifted ballerina.

Lily is tasked with saving her family's business which is on the brink of bankruptcy. Her father has invested all the family's money in a new toy line which has failed to take off. The only hope of salvaging the company is to secure a pitch with a retail giant. Lily, who is a workaholic and has always put her job ahead of everything else, agrees to pitch the new toy line to the retail giant on Christmas Eve. She enlists Mark's help who arranges for a famous pianist to play at the pitch.

While preparing for the pitch, Lily is faced with her past which she has been avoiding. Mark, who she walked away from years ago when he was about to propose, is back in her life. Lily left Mark without an explanation and has never forgiven herself. The movie explores how Lily's choices have affected her life and the lives of those close to her.

Sadie, Lily's niece, is also struggling with the pressure of being a gifted ballerina. She desperately wants to showcase her talent but has stage fright. Throughout the movie, we see how the family comes together to support Sadie and each other.

The movie is set against the backdrop of the Nutcracker ballet which is being performed in the town. The Nutcracker ballet ties in with the theme of the movie, which is about overcoming one's fears and finding love and joy in unexpected places.

The acting in the movie is top-notch. Amy Acker gives a convincing performance as a workaholic who has buried her emotions. Sascha Radetsky is charming as Lily's childhood sweetheart who has never stopped loving her. Sophia Lucia, who is a real-life ballerina, is delightful as Sadie.

The movie is beautifully shot with picturesque snow-covered landscapes and cozy holiday scenes. The Nutcracker music adds to the festive feel of the movie.

One of the things that sets this movie apart is how it deals with forgiveness. Both Lily and Mark have made mistakes in their past, but they both have a chance at redemption. The movie shows how it is never too late to make amends and that love and forgiveness can heal even the deepest wounds.

Overall, A Nutcracker Christmas from 2016 is a heartwarming movie that will leave viewers feeling uplifted and inspired. It is a reminder that family, forgiveness, and love are the true gifts of the holiday season.

A Nutcracker Christmas is a 2017 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 26 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5.

A Nutcracker Christmas
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    6.5  (1,728)