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Co-star Elizabeth Mitchell also recognizes the similarities between love, faith, and the spirit of Christmas. ‘Believing in someone else is really part of it, that somebody else is actually going to be there for you,’ she says. ‘Christmas morning, I never remember the gifts I’m given; I remember my family. I know coming downstairs I’m going to see everybody I love and that we’re all going to be surrounding each other.’
Despite their enthusiasm for the emotional aspects of Christmas, both Mitchell and Allen recognize the movie’s need to explore the holiday in a secular fashion. ‘For people to enjoy [the movie] across the board, it needs to be about a mythical creature,’ says Mitchell. ‘There are so many different religions, I think in something like this, the idea of faith and love are things that go with every religion.’
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