Destined at Christmas has been released, and the audience is amused and delighted by this romantic drama feature. This has gained the film many fans from every part of the world. And as any big fan would do, they also want to know every little detail about the film. And this article will reveal the lesser-known facts about the film.
Director Brittany Wiscombe shows us the story of Theo and Kim, two strangers falling in love at the most peculiar place.
The film financially performed well and gained a following from romantic movie lovers. But the typical storyline didn’t amuse the critics as much, and they gave mixed reviews to Destined at Christmas.
Now, let’s explain the plot of the film to understand the actual storyline so that you can work out your opinion about the film.
The Plot Of Destined At Christmas
In the starting, we meet Kim Fenech, an independent American woman living alone in New York. Following the storyline, Kim goes out for Christmas shopping to buy some gifts for her parents.
She went shopping in the Black Friday sale venue. There she ran into Theo, a young and handsome guy. She was impressed by his kind and generous behavior. He helped a poor lady to buy some presents, and Kim instantly felt an attraction to him. Kim approached him and thanked him for his kind attitude. The pair then shared a hearty conversation and left the venue with a smile.
Soon after that, they both started missing each other and believed their meeting at the shopping venue was no coincidence. They felt a strong urge to meet once again. But sadly, the only personal detail they shared was their first names. This gave them a tough time finding each other again.
After many failed attempts, Theo decided to go to the shopping center, where he met Kim for the first time. He explained to the store manager about his current condition and convinced the manager that he wouldn’t harm Kim in any way. He then got Kim’s number and blurted out his feelings for her. Finally, they met once again on Christmas eve and started their new life journey together.
Destined At Christmas Filming Locations
Originally, director Brittany Wiscombe wanted to shoot Destined at Christmas entirely in Canada. She and the other production members started searching for the perfect filming location across cities like Vancouver and Toronto. Their plan was to shoot at the best possible location, spending as low funds as possible.
Very soon they got a big production company started to show interest in their project. Following this, they built up a special team for location scouting. With a big budget in hand now, Brittany decided to shoot the entire film in America. They finalized New York and California to film their big project.
Now, let’s discuss all the filming locations of Destined at Christmas in depth.
New York, USA
They finalized Brooklyn to shoot the majority part of the film. The start of the film, where Kim visits her friend, was filmed in Brooklyn. The whole production team faced quite a bit of difficulty while filming. As they shot the movie during the holiday season. And the public caused too many interruptions.
The crew then decided to shoot parts of the film in the early morning, avoiding any heavy public interference.
The most important Black Friday Sale scene was also shot here. The crew managed to vacant a whole shop for the shoot. They made the place look like a flash sale venue. This was the place where the first meeting of Kim and Theo was shot.
The outdoor scene of Kim and Theo’s houses were also shot in Brooklyn. They shot some medium-sized houses to be used in the scenes.
They shot the majority of the film in New York itself. But the whole filming crew moved to California to shoot the interior scenes of the houses. They were filmed in an esteemed film studio in LA. The production constructed a set that resembled the inside of a normal house. They only shot there for about three weeks and moved on to the post-production work.