CHRISTMAS ANGEL (titled THE ANGEL NEXT DOOR in international markets) is a sweet, family Christmas movie that premiered Thanksgiving weekend 2012 on GMC tv. It’s about a young girl, Olivia, (Izabela Vidovic) who tries to prove that the mysterious old lady next door (Della Reese) is really an angel, when some of the local kids’ Christmas wishes start coming true.
The movie also stars Teri Polo, Kevin Sorbo, and Tamera Mowry-Housley. Brian Herzlinger (MY DATE WITH DREW) directed.
“This is a rare movie in that it delivers in every way!… See it soon and you will thank us for the recommendation.” – The Dove Foundation (full review) (And once again, the plot summary has spoilers…)
“You can’t miss when you cast Della Reese in an inspirational movie, but in Christmas Angel, Della almost gets the show stolen right from under her by young Izabela Vidovic.” – The New York Daily News (full review)
“What transpires is a heartwarming story of the positive impact of human kindness that deftly avoids any trace of artificial sweeteners. Which is not to say this charmer of a film isn’t sweet. But its natural sweetness flows from characters and performances that ring true.” – Beliefnet (full review)
“Christmas Angel is a delightful story of love, hope, and giving to others at Christmas.” – Movieguide (full review)
Check out this clip from Tia & Tamera where they visit the set.