A VERY COUNTRY CHRISTMAS HOMECOMING

"Celebrating Christmas Cheer with Family"

Quality:
Content: +3 Some minor questionable elements.
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What You Need To Know:

A VERY COUNTRY CHRISTMAS HOMECOMING is the third movie in UPtv’s A VERY COUNTRY CHRISTMAS series. Zane and Jeannette return from their honeymoon to plan the perfect first Christmas as a family. Zane is a country music star who decides to take off the rest of the year to spend Christmas with Jeanette and his stepdaughter, Quinn, whom he plans to adopt. However, Zane and Jeanette are surprised by the arrival of Jeannette’s former father-in-law, John. Jeanette and Quinn haven’t seen John since the death of Jeanette’s first husband, who died serving in the military. At first, Zane’s happy Quinn has an opportunity to get to know her late father through John. However, John distrusts Zane’s ability to protect Quinn from his celebrity status. This creates tensions.

A VERY COUNTRY CHRISTMAS HOMECOMING is a fun, family-friendly, heartwarming television movie. It has plenty of Christmas cheer with traditional and original Christmas songs. The movie also has strong Christian, moral values. Family is put first, and characters show grace toward undeserving family members. A VERY COUNTRY CHRISTMAS HOMECOMING also celebrates love, forgiveness, humility, and sacrifice.

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Dominant Worldview and Other Worldview Content/Elements:
Very strong moral worldview with strong Christian elements surrounding Christmas shows the importance of love and forgiveness within a family and includes themes of showing grace to undeserving family members, a positive example of adoption, values such as humility and sacrificing for whom you love and relying on family, several traditional Christian hymns (including “Silent Night” and “Oh Holy Night”), and a brief mention of how being a part of a Christian church helped a marriage succeed

Foul Language:
No foul language

Violence:
Brief violence where paparazzi get his camera hit out of his hand and claims he was attacked but is later comically proven to be a liar, despite wearing multiple casts

Sex:
No sex

Nudity:
No nudity

Alcohol Use:
One brief scene where a younger and an older man sit down and drink liquor

Smoking and/or Drug Use and Abuse:
No smoking or drugs; and,

Miscellaneous Immorality:
Some characters are rude to one another, but these early character flaws are later redeemed.

More Detail:

A VERY COUNTRY CHRISTMAS HOMECOMING is the third movie in UPtv’s A VERY COUNTRY CHRISTMAS series, wherein a newlywed couple plans the perfect first Christmas as a family, but the woman’s former father-in-law shows up to throw a monkey wrench into the plans. A VERY COUNTRY CHRISTMAS HOMECOMING is a fun, family-friendly, heartwarming Christmas movie with plenty of holiday cheer, traditional and original Christmas songs, and family values.

The movie opens as newlyweds Zane and Jeanette enjoy their honeymoon’s final days, horseback riding, and spending time planning their first holiday as a family. Zane, a famous country singer, tells Jeanette that he took the rest of the holiday season off to spend time with her and his stepdaughter, Quinn. Zane also wants to tell Jeanette’s daughter, Quinn, on Christmas Day that he’s adopting her. Their conversation ends with a flashback to Zane and Jeanette celebrating their first Christmas as a couple.

The movie cuts to Jolene, a mother figure for Zane, recording a new song with a famous pop artist named Cake. Jolene’s frustrated that she’s Cake’s backup singer and isn’t a fan of her music, but Quinn adores Cake.

Zane arrives at the recording studio to pick up Quinn. They join up with Jeanette to go home, where Jeanette’s mother is waiting. However, on their arrival, they see they have an additional visitor. Jeanette’s father-in-law, John, who hasn’t interacted with the family since the death of Jeanette’s first husband and Quinn’s father, introduces himself. Although taken aback, the family is willing to invite him to stay for the Christmas season.

John’s surprise appearance brings up a lot of past emotions for Jeanette, Quinn, and Zane. Quinn is excited to know more about her late father through John’s stories, and Jeanette and her father-in-law reconcile.

At first, Zane is excited for John to stay with them and get to know his granddaughter. Quinn asks Zane to help her write a song about missing her father, and he obliges. However, tensions between John and Zane arise when it comes time to start family traditions such as cutting down a tree and buying gifts. Zane feels that his perfect plan for his family is threatened by John but continues to include him.

After cutting down a Christmas tree with Quinn, Zane tells John he wants to adopt Quinn. John is wary of Zane’s fame. He doesn’t believe Zane can protect Quinn from his life as a celebrity. Zane must learn what his family’s future holds and whether he wants to show grace toward John or plan an ideal Christmas regardless of the consequences.

A VERY COUNTRY CHRISTMAS HOMECOMING is a fun, family-friendly, heartwarming television movie. It has plenty of Christmas cheer with traditional and original Christmas songs. The movie has strong Christian, moral values. Family is put first and characters show grace toward undeserving family members. Along with the Christmas songs, some heartfelt songs deal with grief and honoring someone’s life by loving those around you. A VERY COUNTRY CHRISTMAS HOMECOMING also celebrates love, forgiveness, humility, and sacrifice.