A guardian angel (Harry Dean Stanton) is assigned to boost the Yuletide spirits of a housewife (Mary Steenburgen) whose family is in dire straits. Jack: Gary Basaraba. Caleb: Arthur Hill. Abbie: Elizabeth Harnois. Cal: Robbie Magwood. Betty: Michelle Meyrink. Eddie: Elias Koteas. Harry: Wayne Robson. Santa: Jan Rubes. Phillip Borsos directed.