A Snow-Capped Christmas, also known as Falling for Christmas, is a romantic drama film based on a pretty simple storyline. The audience very much liked the film, and some even became big-time fans. They want to know every little detail of the film. So, today we’ll explore the lesser-known facts about the film.
Directed by Christie Will Wolf, the film tells us the story of two strangers who are poles apart from the outside, very much similar from the inside. Leah Renee plays the role of Claire Benson, and Niall Matter plays the role of Luke.
The collection of the film was quite well and gained a following from romantic movie lovers. But the typical storyline didn’t amuse the critics as much, and they gave a pretty average review to A Snow-Capped Christmas.
Now, let’s explore the plot to better understand the meaning of the story. This will contain some spoilers. So, if you don’t want any, I’d suggest you watch the film first, and then proceed.
The Plot Of A Snow Capped Christmas
In the beginning, we are introduced to Claire Benson. She is an excellent figure skater, and she steps in the mountains. She is very disturbed, and that makes her lose motivation to do anything. Her coach almost drove her to the edge. She is forced to spend some time in the picture-perfect mountain regions of Western Canada. She has been told to stay in a sports rehabilitation center located in the romantic mountains.
She has to stay up there during Christmas, which is just some weeks away. When she is resting alone in the mountains, she meets Luke, an ex-Canadian hockey player and a single father. He had to retire early from the game because of an injury. Although he wanted to keep playing the game, he is now distanced from it. Currently, he spends his time running the local ice fishing and tackle shop. He also takes very good care of his daughter and does everything possible to raise her well.
As the film goes on, the pair starts to spend more time with each other, and they start to share their story. After hearing stories from each other, they understand there are a lot of similarities between them.
Luke considers himself a true man of the Canadian north. And as a gentleman would do, Luke tells and teaches Claire all the activities that happen in the winter. Luke tells her these activities are a must to enjoy true Canadian winter. From snowmobiling and ice fishing to chopping down a real Christmas tree for the holidays, they find immense pleasure in participating in these activities.
Claire also inspired Luke to play the game that he loved once. She tells him to get in the field again. After this, Luke meets up with his former teammates and decides to play another game. Luke finally plays a game of hockey with his teammates on Christmas eve. They involve in playing the game of hockey in true Canadian tradition by playing on the ice-covered lake.
But Luke and his daughter’s Christmas is truly complete when Claire rejoins them in the mountains after learning there is more to life than only competing.
A Snow-Capped Christmas Filming Locations
A Snow-Capped Christmas was filmed in a very short span of time. The filming crew started the shooting of the film on February 1 and wrapped up shooting on March 5, 2016. They completed the whole film in just a span of one month. Now, let’s discuss the shooting locations of the film.
The film was mainly shot in the wilderness of the Okanagan, also known as the Okanagan Valley, in the region of British Columbia, Canada. The crew stayed at Manning Park and shot most of the mountain scenes there.
Maple Ridge, Canada
Maple Ridge is also a region in British Columbia, Canada. The filming crew also shot some footage in Maple Ridge. It’s a beautiful place to visit.
A Snow-Capped Christmas Review
A Snow-Capped Christmas appealed to many romantic film lovers but wasn’t able to impress everyone. Although many people say it was a delight, The critic didn’t like it that much. Many critics found the movie to be predictable and gave very average reviews to the film. The film secured a rating of 6.2 on IMDb.