The Christmas Chronicles (2018)

The story of sister and brother, Kate and Teddy Pierce, whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus on camera turns into an unexpected journey that most kids could only dream about.

A brother and sister attempt to capture proof of Santa Claus. They sneak into his sleigh on Christmas Eve after witnessing him traveling house to house.  The beginning of the movie is a sequences of flashbacks with Kate and Teddy having Christmas with their mom and dad before hitting you with the fact the dad is no longer living. Teddy is a troubled young man, acting out after losing his firefighting father. The whole plot revolves around Kate and Teddy who are dealing with their grief and how it is affecting their Christmas spirit, especially Teddy’s. Teddy writes to Santa with his Christmas wish of seeing his father one more time so he can tell him something. It is a fun and charming movie with laughs and excitement but it does have some moments that may prove difficult for those grieving the loss of a loved one, especially a father, or husband. 

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