WRITE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

"Kindness and Gratitude Make Life Better"

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What You Need To Know:

WRITE BEFORE CHRISTMAS is a classic romantic television Christmas movie that makes viewers sympathize with each character. Jessica makes five Christmas cards for her boyfriend but he’s not into Christmas as much as she is and dumps her before she can send them. So, Jessica sends the cards to the five people who influenced her most, including her brother, the aunt who raised her, her best friend, a popstar, and her music teacher. However, the music teacher’s son gets the one card instead, and a romance develops between them.

WRITE BEFORE CHRISTMAS is about pursuing what you want. WRITE BEFORE CHRISTMAS features great acting with well-known faces that encourage people to watch it. The movie has a strong moral worldview with light redemptive content. It stresses kindness, gratitude and the importance of thanking others for what they’ve done for you. It also has a strong stance on helping others during Christmas and all times of the year, plus some pro-family content. However, WRITE BEFORE CHRISTMAS also has some romantic elements and doesn’t mention the birth of Jesus or the religious significance of Christmas.

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Dominant Worldview and Other Worldview Content/Elements:
Strong moral worldview with light redemptive content takes place during the Christmas season and stresses kindness, gratitude, the importance of thanking others for what they’ve done for you, and helping others during Christmas and all times of the year, plus has some pro-family content and one act of kindness makes others evaluate what they’re doing and helps them grow, but has some Romantic elements and doesn’t mention the birth of Jesus or the religious significance of Christmas

Foul Language:
No foul language

Violence:
A playful snowball fight occurs

Sex:
No implied or depicted sex scenes, but couple holds hands, couple kisses three times, man kisses woman on the cheek twice, man touches woman’s mid-thigh to show he’s interested in romance

Nudity:
No nudity

Alcohol Use:
No alcohol use

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

Miscellaneous Immorality:
A man and woman try to make someone jealous.

More Detail:

WRITE BEFORE CHRISTMAS tells the story of Jessica, who sends five Christmas cards to five people who have greatly influenced her life, which inspires the people to try and make their lives better and grow because of Jessica’s kindness toward them. WRITE BEFORE CHRISTMAS has a strong moral worldview with light redemptive content where kindness, thankfulness, gratitude, and helping others are portrayed, but it also features some romantic elements and doesn’t mention the birth of Jesus or the religious significance of Christmas.

The movie opens with Jessica talking about her excitement for Christmas, as she is a Christmas fanatic. The man she’s seeing, Wes, is the total opposite and not excited about the holiday. In hopes of getting him excited for the season, she buys five Christmas cards to send to him. However, before she gets the chance to send them, he ends their relationship.

Instead of throwing them away, Jessica decides to put the cards to good use and send them to the five people who have most influenced her life, including her Aunt Lila who raised her; her brother Carter, a private in the Army; Jax, a popstar whose music got her through a tough time; her best friend Mimi; and, Mrs. Miller, the woman who taught her to play the cello.

Each person receives their letter but one, Mrs. Miller. Instead, Mrs. Miller’s son, Luke, gets Jessica’s letter. As Luke makes his way to Jessica’s house to explain how his mother didn’t get the letter, he runs into her in the staircase of her building, and she invites him inside.

Cut to the next day. Luke visits Jessica at work and brings her a gift that his mother wanted her to have, her cello. Jessica’s hesitant to accept it, but eventually does. Luke then invites her to help him with something, so they spend the whole day running errands and helping out at a children’s home.

As they go to leave, Jessica sees Wes, the guy who stopped seeing her. In an attempt to make Wes jealous, Luke suggests they kiss. This sparks a romance between Luke and Jessica. When they go to see each other again, a series of unfortunate events lands them both in the right place at the wrong time, and they each see each other with another person.

Will Jessica and Luke end up together in the end, or will they both spend Christmas alone?

WRITE BEFORE CHRISTMAS is a classic romantic Christmas movie that makes viewers sympathize with each character and hope for a happy ending. The movie is about going after what you want to try and make your life better. This helps the audience connect with the characters and the situations they face. WRITE BEFORE CHRISTMAS features great acting with well-known faces that will make viewers want to watch the movie.

Even better, WRITE BEFORE CHRISTMAS has a strong moral worldview with light redemptive elements. It stresses kindness, gratitude and the importance of thanking others for what they’ve done for you. It also has a strong stance on helping others around the Christmas season and all times of the year, plus some pro-family content. However, it also has some romantic elements and doesn’t mention the birth of Jesus or the religious significance of Christmas.

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