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Holiday Engagement
Original name: A Holiday Engagement
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thirty-something Hillary Burns has spent her life trying to get the approval of her parents, most specifically her judgmental mother, Meredith Burns, thus far without success. Part of that approval for Hillary is to marry the right man. That's why Hillary is so happy that she is engaged to successful lawyer Jason King, who she will bring home to meet the family for the first time at their Thanksgiving get-together weekend in a week's time. However, Hillary's life starts to fall apart when simultaneously she loses her part-time newspaper writing job when the newspaper itself folds, and Jason dumps her as he tries to focus on his career which is seemingly more important to him than Hillary. On the advice of her best friend Sophie, Hillary - who feels she can't go home without Jason, especially as her two sisters' lives seem to meet their mother's approval - decides...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cons and scams, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, family relations, hidden identity, unlikely couple, fall in love, parents and children, family gatherings, couples, disorder, snobbism, pretending to be someone else, secret revealed, ends with a wedding, holiday season, kiss on the lips, newspaper columnist, fiance fiancee relationship, playing piano, family home, family photograph, actor, parent grown child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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Snow Bride
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    User:   28%
 
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    User:   34%
 

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