An Avonlea Christmas pays tribute to the indomitable and sometimes intolerable matriarch of the King family, Hetty King. When she suddenly collapses during the holidays, Hetty is hospitalized. Feeling homesick and alone, she begins to re-evaluate her relationships and her accomplishments in life. The story takes place against the backdrop of World War I as the King family prepares for its traditional Christmas dinner. The reunion is marred by the fact that one of its youngest members, Felix, is missing in action; making differences of opinion about the war effort glaringly obvious. This wonderful and accomplished cast comes together in an uplifting drama that illustrates the frailty of life and the importance of strength of family in turbulent times. (from DVD liner notes)

Release Date: 1998-12-13
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  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 92
Zachary Bennett
Zachary Benne...
Felix King
Jackie Burroughs
Jackie Burrou...
Hetty King
Lally Cadeau
Lally Cadeau
Olivia Dale
Mag Ruffman
Mag Ruffman
Alec King
Gema Zamprogna
Gema Zamprogn...
Felicity Pike
Molly Atkinson
Molly Atkinso...
Cecily King
Ryan Cooley
Ryan Cooley
Daniel King
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