Movies about New Year and Christmas

List of the best melodrama movies about the New Year and Christmas, according to members of our community: The Princess Switch, The Holiday Calendar, A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding, Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town, Christmas Inheritance, Six Degrees of Celebration 6, Snowed Inn Christmas, Coming Home for Christmas, Royal New Year's Eve, Finding Your Feet
In the top there are new films of 2018, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
The Princess Switch (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6)
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:45
CharactersPoor, Princesses
PlotRelationship, Love, Mystery
TimeNew Year
StyleKind, For girls, Netflix, Womens in main roles, Light, Cute

When a down-to-earth Chicago baker and a soon-to-be princess discover they look like twins, they hatch a Christmastime plan to trade places.

The Holiday Calendar (2018)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersPhotographers
PlotFulfillment of desires, Holidays
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Cute, Soulful

A talented photographer stuck in a dead-end job inherits an antique Advent calendar that may be predicting the future -- and pointing her toward love.

A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.3)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersPrincesses, Rich guys and poor girls
PlotLove
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Netflix, Light, Touching, Cute

A year after Amber helped Richard secure the crown. The two are set to tie the knot in a royal Christmas wedding — but their plans are jeopardized when Amber finds herself second-guessing whether or not she's cut out to be queen, and Richard is faced with a political crisis that threatens to tarnish not only the holiday season but the future of the kingdom.

Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersMusicians, Girlfriends, Actors, Sisters, Singers
PlotTime travel, Revenge, Betrayal, Love, Fate, Fear
PlaceLos Angeles, Party
TimeNew Year

A woman at rock bottom must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party.

Christmas Inheritance (2017)
Mark3.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersSheriffs
TimeNew Year

To inherit her father's company, socialite Ellen must first visit his small hometown, where she learns the value of hard work and helping others.

Six Degrees of Celebration 6 (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 4.2)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:33
PlaceRussia
TimeNew Year
StyleLight

As the new year celebrations approach, a bunch of characters throughout Russia experience diverse situations that eventually get interconnected towards a joyous finale.

Snowed Inn Christmas (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryCanada
CharactersJournalists
PlotLove, Competitions
PlaceNew York, Hotels, USA
TimeNew Year

Jenna Hudson and Kevin Jenner are polar opposites working for the same online publication in New York City. With both having nowhere they want to be for Christmas, they volunteer for a special writing assignment. After a snowstorm forces their plane to land in none other than Santa Claus, Indiana, the two are placed in a Christmas Wonderland and the focus of their story shifts to saving the historic town inn run by Carol and Christopher Winters. As the two overcome their differences, they also rediscover the magic of Christmas. But with the inn's fate in jeopardy and the return of someone from Jenna's past, Carol and Christopher lend a helping hand to bring Jenna and Kevin together.

Coming Home for Christmas (2017)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genremelodrama
CountryCanada
CharactersFamily
PlotRelationship, Moving
PlaceCanada
TimeNew Year

Lizzie Richfield is at a crossroads when she lands a job as house manager for the exquisite Ashford Estate in the Virginia countryside. While planning one final Christmas Eve gala for the Marley family, Lizzie finds herself drawn to Robert—even as Kip pursues her.

Royal New Year's Eve (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA
PlaceEngland
TimeNew Year

An aspiring fashion designer falls in love with her socialite client's prospective fiance, Prince Jeffrey.

Finding Your Feet (2017)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:30
CharactersFriends, Sisters, Old man, Taxi drivers, Lovers
PlotDancing, Money, Death, Snow
PlaceEngland, London, Hotels
TimeNew Year

A lady has her prim and proper life turned upside down after discovering her husband's affair.

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Daytime Shooting Star (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama
CountryJapan
Duration01:38
CharactersDogs, Ninja, Students, Teachers
PlotLove, Moving, First love, Jealousy, Shopping, Art
PlaceJapan, School, Mountains, Trains
TimeNew Year

Fifteen-year-old country girl Suzume Yosano has to move to Tokyo to live with her uncle due to her father's transfer. She bumps into a mysterious man who ends up taking her to her uncle's place after she gets lost. Turns out, Suzume will be seeing him a lot more often once she starts school because... he's her homeroom teacher?!

My Cousin Rachel (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 6)
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:46
CharactersDogs, Horses, Gay, Lawyers, Orphans
PlotIntrigue, Love, First love, Money, Death, Jealousy, Hunger, Snow, Obsession, Happiness
PlaceItaly, Beach
TimeNew Year

A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

A Christmas Prince (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
CharactersJournalists, Orphans, Reporters
PlotAdventure, Love, Mystery, Snow, Intrigue, Adoption
PlaceCastle
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching, Light, Cute

When a reporter goes undercover as a nanny to get the inside scoop on a playboy prince, she gets tangled in some royal intrigue and ends up finding love - but will she be able to keep up her lie?

Submergence (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryGermany, France, Spain, USA
Duration02:35
CharactersScientists, Spy, Terrorists
PlotAdventure, Love
PlaceBeach, France
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Touching, To cry

While James More is held captive by terrorists in Somalia, thousands of miles away on the Greenland Sea, his lover Danny Flinders prepares to dive herself in a submersible into the deep bottom of the ocean, tormented by the memories of their brief encounter in France and her inability to know his whereabouts.

Phantom Thread (2017)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.5)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:21
CharactersDogs, Photographers, Models
PlotLove, Obsession, Dancing, Snow
PlaceSea
TimeNew Year
StyleTense, To cry

In the glamour of 1950s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock and his sister Cyril are at the center of British fashion. Women come and go through Woodcock’s life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by love.

The Cold Front (2016)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrethriller, melodrama
CountryRussia, France
Duration01:38
CharactersMonsters
PlotLove, Love triangle, Betrayal, Hatred
PlaceFrance
TimeNew Year

Sasha and Ilya, a bored young couple on a verge of breakup, are spending a New Year's Eve at a secluded beach house in Northern France then a carcass of an unidentified creature is washed ashore nearby. Later that day on his way back from a local bar Ilya meets Masha, a lost Russian girl, who seems to have gotten off the train at the wrong station and has nowhere to spend the night.

Collateral Beauty (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersFriends, Fathers, Dogs, Actors
PlotDepression, Death, Cancer, Computers, Justice
PlaceOffice, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching, To cry

Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.

Café Society (2016)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersGangsters, Jews, Neighbors
PlotLove, Relationship, Obsession, Love triangle
PlaceNew York, Los Angeles, USA, Night Clubs, Beach, Party
TimeNew Year
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Light, Cute

The story of a young man who arrives in Hollywood during the 1930s hoping to work in the film industry, falls in love, and finds himself swept up in the vibrant café society that defined the spirit of the age.

Being 17 (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.1)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:55
CharactersFriends, Gay, Dogs, Teachers
PlotFirst love, Death, Depression, Snow, Computers, Basketball
PlaceSchool, Mountains
TimeNew Year, Winter

Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the farming community up in the mountains, nut learns to fight back. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them while his mother is ill in hospital. Damien must learn to live with the boy who terrorised him.

La La Land (2016)
Mark8 (imdb: 8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:16
CharactersMusicians, Actors, Pianists
PlotLove, Money, Dreams, Fate, Music
TimeNew Year
StyleGood music, Touching, To cry

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

How to Be Single (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersGirlfriends, Sisters
PlaceNew York
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, To cry, For single girls

New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, and what Alice, Robin, Lucy, Meg, Tom and David all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.

I Saw the Light (2016)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.8)
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersGuitarists, Musicians, Horses, Singers
PlotOn real events, Divorce, Music
TimeNew Year
StyleAtmospheric

Singer and songwriter Hank Williams rises to fame in the 1940s, but alcohol abuse and infidelity take a toll on his career and marriage to fellow musician Audrey Mae Williams.

Bridget Jones's Baby (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, France, China, USA
Duration02:19
CharactersPregnant, Lawyers, Gay, Billionaires, Parents
PlotLoneliness, Love triangle, Rivalry, Jealousy, Snow
PlaceLondon
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleLight

Breaking up with Mark Darcy leaves Bridget Jones over 40 and single again. Feeling that she has everything under control, Jones decides to focus on her career as a top news producer. Suddenly, her love life comes back from the dead when she meets a dashing and handsome American named Jack. Things couldn't be better, until Bridget discovers that she is pregnant. Now, the befuddled mom-to-be must figure out if the proud papa is Mark or Jack.

Love the Coopers (2015)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersFamily, Dogs, Sisters, Jews, Gay, Writers
PlotSnow, Money, Happiness
PlaceTrains
TimeNew Year

When four generations of the Cooper clan come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them all toward a surprising rediscovery of family bonds and the spirit of the holiday.

Barcelona Christmas Night (2015)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.6)
Genremelodrama
CountrySpain
Duration02:18
CharactersFamily, Newlyweds
PlotLove, Happiness, Holidays, Love at first sight
PlaceSpain, USSR
TimeNew Year, Winter

Multiple love stories unfold in Barcelona during Christmas's Eve.

Without Borders (2015)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:39
PlotTime travel, Love, Date
PlaceRussia, Moscow
TimeNew Year
StyleLight

Few not connected novels about the love. Few couples falling in love in different places of post USSR: Moscow, Georgia, Armenia.

Carol (2015)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.2)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:35
CharactersLawyers, Lesbians
PlotRelationship, Divorce, Love with age difference, Art, Travel
PlaceParty, New York, USA, Hotels
TimeNew Year
StyleGloomy

In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.

Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:33
CharactersDogs, Soldier, Horses
PlotWedding, Love, Jealousy, Relationship, Obsession, Dancing, Boxing, Mystery
PlaceForest, England
TimeNew Year

Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene, who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching willfulness; Frank Troy, a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor. This timeless story of Bathsheba's choices and passions explores the nature of relationships and love – as well as the human ability to overcome hardships through resilience and perseverance.

The Nine Lives of Christmas (2014)
Mark2 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersCats, Sisters, Students, Firefighters
TimeNew Year
StyleFor single girls

With Christmas approaching, a handsome fireman afraid of commitment adopts a stray cat and meets a beautiful veterinary student who challenges his decision to remain a confirmed bachelor.

The Song (2014)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersDogs
PlotMusic
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

The film follows aspiring singer-songwriter Jed King (Alan Powell) as he struggles to catch a break and escape the long shadow of his father, a country music legend. After reluctantly accepting a gig at a local vineyard harvest festival, Jed is love-struck by the vineyard owner’s daughter, Rose (Ali Faulkner), and a romance quickly blooms. Soon after their wedding, Jed writes Rose “The Song,” which becomes a breakout hit. Thrust into a life of stardom and a world of temptation in the form of fellow performer Shelby Bale (Caitlin Nicol-Thomas), Jed’s life and marriage begin to fall apart.

Christmas in Conway (2013)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.8)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersSheriffs, Terminally ill, Nurses
PlotObsession, Jealousy, Dancing
PlaceSmall cities
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching

Duncan Mayor decides the perfect Christmas present for his terminally ill wife, Suzy, is a ride on a real Ferris wheel, set up in their very own back yard. As a young man, it was the perfect place for a wedding proposal. Now, years later, in order to relive the experience with his wife, Duncan will go to any length to make their fantasy become a reality.

The Face of Love (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersPhotographers, Artists
PlotCancer, Dancing, Motorcycles, Computers, Mystery, Happiness
PlaceLos Angeles, School, Mexico, Aircraft
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Touching

A widow falls for a guy who bears a striking resemblance to her late husband.

Hateship Loveship (2013)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersFathers
PlotLoneliness
PlacePrison
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching, Gloomy

A wild teenage girl orchestrates a romance between her nanny and her father, who is a recovering addict.

Fruitvale Station (2013)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.5)
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersDogs, Good people
PlotOn real events
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Makes me think, Gloomy

The true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.

Finding Christmas (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
PlaceNew York
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry

Single mother Ryan has just about given up on dating after her divorce, happily accepting her young son as the most important man in her life. That all changes when Ryan's brother Owen, also feeling unlucky in love after a bad breakup, swaps his home in their small North Carolina town with New York City adman Sean.

Holly's Holiday (2012)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
TimeNew Year

A professional in the advertising business, Holly dreams of finding Mr. Right, & getting the "perfect" romance. When she meets someone who ~looks the part, she falls hard & fast. But soon she is reminded that appearances can be deceiving, & true love grows in more unexpected places.

A Christmas Wedding Date (2012)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
PlotJealousy, Dancing, Wedding
PlaceParty, Small cities
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching

After being fired, Rebecca hours back to her old home town to attend her friends wedding on Christmas Eve and visit her mother. But when she tries to return home she finds she must relive Christmas Eve over and over until she gets it right.

Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu (2012)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia
Duration01:50
CharactersArchitects, Newlyweds
PlotLoneliness
PlaceSchool, Party
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry

Rahul and Riana meet each other for the first time, get drunk, and awake the next morning to find that they have gotten legally married to each other.

Sundays at Tiffany's (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersFriends, Angels
PlotLove triangle, Growing up, Wedding
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Touching

Alyssa Milano, who also serves as producer, stars as Jane Claremont, who, as a young girl, would accompany her mother Vivian (Stockard Channing) to Tiffany’s in New York every Sunday and bring along her imaginary friend, Michael. Now, 20 years later, Jane is a successful businesswoman, set to marry Hugh (Ivan Sergei), her handsome fiancé, until Michael (Eric Winter) suddenly reappears.

Six Degrees of Celebration 2 (2011)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryRussia
Duration01:36
PlotLost memory
PlaceAircraft
TimeNew Year

A lot of things happened in the life of "Yolki" hepes during the last year, but here it's again - the New Year's eve...

12 Dates of Christmas (2011)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersFriends
PlotDate, Time travel, Love, Fate
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry

In an attempt to win back her ex-boyfriend on Christmas Eve, Kate ends up ruining her blind date with Miles, a handsome guy she's been set up with. In a strange twist of fate, Kate is given the chance to re-live Christmas Eve twelve times.

New Year's Eve (2011)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersOld man
PlotHolidays, Fate
PlaceNew York, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching, Light, To cry

The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.

Letters to Santa (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryPoland
Duration01:50
CharactersThieves, Orphans
TimeNew Year

A romantic comedy set on Christmas Eve in Warsaw and centered around a series of characters.

A Princess for Christmas (2011)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersOrphans, Maids, Family, Horses
PlotHolidays, Snow
PlaceEngland, Castle, Estate
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry

After her sister and brother-in-law's tragic death, an American woman who is the guardian for her young niece and nephew is invited to a royal European castle for Christmas by her late brother-in-law's father, the Duke of Castlebury. Feeling out of place as a commoner, she is determined to give her family a merry Christmas and surprises herself when she falls for a handsome prince.

A Christmas Kiss (2011)
Mark5 (imdb: 6.2)
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
PlotLove triangle, Rivalry, Dancing, Holidays
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Touching

Wendy Walton is the best designer in Boston... but no one knows it yet. Hoping to kick-start her career, Wendy has left work with the local theatre to take a job as an assistant to Priscilla Hall, the most prestigious designer in the city. Ms. Hall works Wendy around the clock, which is how Wendy finds herself trapped in an elevator late one night with an incredibly handsome stranger. Wendy and the mystery man share an impulsive, romantic, life changing kiss before the doors open and Wendy runs out, leaving him behind. The next day at work, Wendy answers the door to find the handsome gentleman standing in front of her.

Christmas Mail (2010)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
TimeNew Year

In this holiday romantic comedy, a mysterious woman who works at the post office answering Santa's mail captures the heart of a disillusioned postal carrier

From Me to You (2010)
Mark4 (imdb: 7)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryJapan
Duration02:08
CharactersMusicians, Students, Teachers, Housewives, Fathers
PlotCurses, Shopping
PlaceSchool
TimeNew Year

Sawako Kuronuma, called Sadako by her classmates for her resemblance to the character from Ring, has always been feared and misunderstood because of her appearance. There are rumors that Sawako can see ghosts and curse people. However, despite her appearances, she is a sweet and timid girl who longs to be able to make friends with everyone and be liked by everyone else. When her idol, popular boy Kazehaya, begins talking with her, everything changes. She finds herself in a new world, trying to make friends and talking to different people and she can't thank Kazehaya enough for giving her these opportunities. Slowly, but surely, a sweet love is blossoming between the two as they will overtake any circumstance or clear obstacles in their way.

Christmas Cupid (2010)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersFamily, Actors
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts
PlaceLos Angeles
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry

Sloan is beautiful, stylish, and on the fast track to success at her public relations firm. After her client Caitlin ends up in a coma and becomes her own personal ghost of Christmas past, present, and future; she finds out first hand that her unethical ways needs to change and reuniting with a past jilted lover may be the answer.

Without Her (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama
CountryMexico
Duration01:45
PlotLove
PlaceUSSR
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching, To cry

Jorge Colon's SIN ELLA shows us how much a family member can guide the values and lives of the others, even when absent. Set in present-day Mexico City, the story follows Gastón (Luis Roberto Guzmán, in a striking performance different from his action-man TV roles), a successful TV producer who has to learn how to be a good dad for his teenage daughter and younger son after an accident, which challenges the family not only to cope with the pain of the tragedy but also to improve their lives. With outstanding performances by all cast members and an attractive soundtrack, this drama and its dose of magical realism are bound to make its audience reconsider what family truly means.

The Tree (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Australia, Germany, Italy
Duration01:40
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotDeath, Obsession
PlaceBeach, Sea, Deserts, Nature, Small cities
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Touching, Atmospheric, Gloomy

The O'Neills lived happily in their house in the Australian countryside. That was until one day fate struck blindly, taking the life of Peter, the father, leaving his grief-stricken wife Dawn alone with their four children. Among them, eight-year-old Simone denies this reality. She is persuaded that her father still lives in the giant fig tree growing near their house and speaks to her through its leaves. But the tree becomes more and more invasive and threatens the house. It must be felled. Of course, Simone won't allow it.

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