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The 1900 Island (BBC) Rated NR

Four families choose to live on an island where they live as a turn of the 20th century fishing village. Starring Gavin Davies, Natalie Davies, and Ruby Davies. The BBC is always brilliant at taking ordinary people into the past. … Continue reading

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Silent Night (2012) Rated NR

A film based on the story behind the Christmas song, Silent Night. A priest in a small Austrian small town is full of ideas and writes a new carol. Starring Carsten Clemens, Markus von Lingen, and Janina Elkin. I’m not sure how … Continue reading

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Sanditon (PBS) Rated NR

Charlotte Heywood moves from her rural life to the town of Sanditon, a fishing village in the process of reinventing itself into a seaside resort. Based on the incomplete book by Jane Austen. Starring Crystal Clarke, Charlotte Spencer, and Kate … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina (2002) Rated G

Two people are reunited 15 years after their village was destroyed and learn they are special. Starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, Elijah Wood, Peter Gallagher, Michael Chiklis, Rachel Griffiths. I was looking forward to this story of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina, but it failed to … Continue reading

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Legend of the Christmas Flower: The Classic Tale of the Poinsettia (1995) Rated NR

Eight-year old Juanito and his grandfather leave their small mountain village and embark upon the adventure of a lifetime. Along the way, Juanito encounters a journey of a different type and discovers the true spirit of Christmas – the gift … Continue reading

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Mao’s Last Dancer (2009) Rated PG

A film based on the life of Li Cunxin, a boy who was plucked from his tiny village in communist China to dance. Based on the autobiography of Li Cunxin. Starring Chi Cao, Bruce Greenwood, Penne Hackforth-Jones, Kyle MacLachlan. Wow, … Continue reading

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Moonlight and Mistletoe (2008) Rated TV-G

Nick Crosby  runs Santaville, a year-round Christmas village. When he takes a fall, his daughter must return home to the village that she left years ago. Starring: Tom Arnold, Candace Cameron Bure, Matt Walton, Christopher Wiehl This isn’t one of my favorite Hallmark … Continue reading

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The Slap (NBC) Rated TV-14

A family is torn apart when a family member slaps another relative’s misbehaving child. Based on the novel The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas. Starring Brian Cox, Melissa George, Lucas Hedges, Marin Ireland, Makenzie Leigh, Thandie Newton, Zachary Quinto, Thomas Sadoski, … Continue reading

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