The Christmas Candle

2013

The Christmas Candle

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From bestselling author, Max Lucado, comes The Christmas Candle, a timeless holiday film for the entire family. Deep in the heart of the English countryside lies the enchanting village of Gladbury. Legend has it every 25 years an angel visits the village candlemaker and touches a single candle. Whoever lights this candle receives a miracle on Christmas Eve. But in 1890, at the dawn of the electric age, this centuries old legend may come to an end. When David Richmond (Hans Matheson), a progressive young minister, arrives in Gladbury, the villagers discover a new formula for miracles: good deeds and acts of kindness. While David's quest to modernize Gladbury sets him at odds with the old world candlemaker, he finds an unlikely ally in the lovely skeptic, Emily Barstow (Samantha Barks). Now, the fiery candlemaker must fight to preserve the legacy of the Christmas Candle. But when the candle goes missing, the miraculous and human collide in the most astonishing Christmas the village of Gladbury has ever seen. (c) Official Facebook

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Hans Matheson
as David Richmond
Samantha Barks
as Emily Barstow
Lesley Manville
as Bea Haddington
James Cosmo
as Herbert Hopewell
Sylvester McCoy
as Edward Haddington
John Hannah
as William Barstow
Barbara Flynn
as Lady Camdon
Susan Boyle
as Eleanor Hopewell
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