Watch Christmas at the Palace
- 1 hr 30 min
Christmas at the Palace is a heartwarming 2018 romantic movie centered around Kat Emerson (Merritt Patterson), a young aspiring professional who gets a dream job offer from King Alexander (Andrew Cooper) of San Senova to plan the kingdom's annual Christmas charity gala. Unbeknownst to her, the King was once a professional figure skater, and so Kat's first challenge is to persuade the stubborn monarch to lend his skating skills to the gala. The palace staff, including the royal security officer, Henrik (Brittany Bristow), and the head of event planning, Sebastian (Nicholas Banks), are not welcoming to Kat, considering her an outsider. Kat also finds herself entangled in a love triangle as she begins to develop feelings for both King Alexander and his best friend, and ice skating champion, Marcus (Nicholas Banks). Throughout the movie, Kat strives to impress the king, despite cultural, language, and protocol barriers. She uses her extensive event planning skills to organize an extravagant gala, weaving San Senova's Christmas traditions with modern touches, to woo potential donors. Through her experiences, she learns that the success of the gala is an essential event for the kingdom's poor, and she gains a newfound respect for King Alexander's commitment. As the holiday gala approaches, Kat and the King become closer, and they start to understand each other beyond their professional relationship. Their friendship blossoms into a romance, but their happy ending is not yet assured as Kat is offered a dream job opportunity elsewhere, and Alexander's position as king could cause a conflict of interest. The climax of the movie revolves around the gala where unexpected events jeopardize everything Kat has worked for. In a stunning turn of events, King Alexander, seeing the love between Kat and his lifelong friend, Marcus, makes a selfless choice that could affect his status as a king. This action leads to a heartwarming and emotional finale. The backdrop of San Senova, with its snow-covered cityscape, charming markets, and stunning architecture creates a storybook-like ambiance, intensified by the stunning skating scenes, beautiful costumes, and outstanding performances from the cast. As an audience, you cannot help but be drawn into the story and feel the emotion of the characters. In conclusion, Christmas at the Palace is a fantastic movie that celebrates tradition, romance and teaches us the value of doing good to others. It is a perfect movie to watch with friends and family during the holiday season. The performances of Merritt Patterson, Andrew Cooper, and Brittany Bristow are unforgettable, and the chemistry between the cast and characters is undeniable.