Christmas Drama Collection Triple DVD Box Set - Flint Street Nativity, Lost Christmas and Fast Freddie, The Widow & Me (DVD)
FAST FREDDIE, THE WIDOW & ME Jonathan Donald (Lawrence Fox) is a fast car salesman who s as happy with his champagne lifestyle as he is with his six figure pay packet. He s invincible in his world there s no problem money can t solve. So when he finds himself in court, awaiting a fine for a drink driving offence, he s not remotely worried. What he isn t expecting is to be facing a disgruntled judge with a flair for creative sentencing in Jonathan s case a 100 hour community service order. And when he turns up at the Moonbeam Club, a drop in centre for young adults with learning disabilities, he certainly isn t expecting to enjoy himself. Jonathan meets Freddie (Jack McMullen) at the end of his first day, a hyperactive 20 year old with a wicked sense of humour and a terminal illness. Freddie has grown up in care and has never been part of a real family. His last, impossible wish is to have a traditional family Christmas. In a move that comes as a surprise to everyone, Jonathan devotes his time to making Freddie s final wish come true. With the clock ticking, Jonathan s mad dash to create the perfect Christmas family gathering involves a motley crew of petty criminals, dodgy geezers and possibly the most loving relations Freddie will ever know. Also starring Tamzin Outhwaite. LOST CHRISTMAS Based on the classic novel Lost Christmas the film tells the story of how a series of tragic events blighting a young boy s life one Christmas Eve take him on a journey where a chance meeting with a mysterious stranger may have the key to help and give him a perfect Christmas. Goose is a ten year old boy who on Christmas Eve not thinking about his actions hides his father s car keys in the hope that he won t leave to attend an urgent emergency rescue. This is a decision Goose will always regret. As his mother gets her keys and drives his dad to work, Goose doesn t realize that this is the last time he will see his parents as ten minutes later his mother and father are killed in a car crash. Flash forward a year and its Christmas Eve once again, we see Goose is no longer the bright, energetic ten-year-old boy he once was, and is now a streetwise kid who is supporting his Nan through petty crime. Enter Anthony a mysterious enigmatic man who appears, seemingly out of nowhere, on Manchester s snowy streets. Despite being lost himself, he has the compulsion and ability to find the lost, uncovering truths that will eventually transform the life of Goose and those affected by his decision. But is Anthony s ability to heal real, or just an illusion? Starring BAFTA, Olivier and two-time Emmy award-winner, Eddie Izzard as Anthony, along with Jason Flemyng and written and directed by EMMY, BAFTA and Berlin Bear award-winner John Hay. FLINT STREET NATIVITY With angels crying in the toilets all because of a jealous Angel Gabriel, it could only be the eagerly awaited performance of the Primary school nativity play - this time with a twist! The UK's finest comedy actors take the leading roles as the eight year old performers. Through the inevitable mishaps, misunderstandings, young egos, fears of failure and fallings out, the children's characters evolve into mirror images of their parents, the nativity play's audience. You'll be drawn into the amusing and enchanting worlds and minds of young children and reminisce about your own childhood performances! Starring Frank Skinner, Jane Horrocks, Mark Addy, Josie Lawrence, Ralf Little, John Thomson , Julia Sawalha and Stephen Tompkinson.
Running Time: 223 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 4 Nov. 2013
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