The Wishing Tree
|Title:||The Wishing Tree|
|Original title:||The Wishing Tree|
|Format:||two hours, HD|
Jason Gedrick (Dexter, Murder One, The Third Twin)
Erica Cerra (Eureka)
Carrie Genzel (Watchmen)
|Directed by:||Terry Ingram|
|Produced by:||Pitchblack Pictures Production in association with Daniel H. Blatt Productions|
The Wishing TreeThis Christmas, don't just wish for something – go for it!
Starring Jason Gedrick (Murder One, The Third Twin) and Erica Serra (Eureka)
If any teacher ever deserved the qualifier “cool,” then Evan Farnsworth. He doesn't suck up to his boarding-school students; he simply conveys his love of literature to them, and encourages them to think “outside the box.” With Christmas approaching, Evan's gorgeous colleague Clarissa hopes that they might be able to spend some time together. But still grieving over the tragic loss of his wife, Evan volunteers to watch over three kids who have to spend the holidays at school: Albert, high in brainpower but low in social skills; Juliet, shy, poor, but blessed with an amazing voice; Drew, the arrogant, insufferable son of the school's wealthiest benefactor. Things start looking up for Evan when he begins going out with Clarissa, for whom he gradually feels more than friendship. But then Drew deliberately damages the town “Wishing Tree,” decorated with “wishes” that people buy through a donation to a charity – and is sentenced to a few days of community service. Albert and Juliet unexpectedly join him and the three very different youths begin to form bonds of friendship. Then Drew's mother appears, blaming Evan's “outside-the-box” thinking for her son's misdeed – and forcing the rector to fire Evan...