A BROOKLYN CHRISTMAS A Feature Film story by Anthony Mangano written by Drew Hendriksen produced by Lou Martini, Jr., Toni D'Antonio, Samantha Bowen, Anthony Mangano, and Drew Hendriksen with Executive Producers / Sales Representation: Warren Nimchuk & Brian Sweet, APL Films
Odds are, putting out fires and saving lives wasn't a bet this bookie planned on making, but for A BROOKLYN CHRISTMAS, it's a win-win.
This buddy comedy combines “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “Heaven Can Wait” with a little “Midnight Run” mixed in. In true Martin and Lewis-style, these characters provide some great physical comedy as they have misstep after misstep in their progress to help a person in need. These two would-be “do-gooders” are challenged to learn about each other and themselves. However comical their adventure is, it’s the heart of this story that will take the viewer on a journey of redemption, inspiration, transformation and hope. A narrative compelling us to be mindful of the goodness of humanity. A film that encourages the notions of divine intervention and all of life’s infinite possibilities. Explore this Christmas story about an unlikely friendship and what it takes to awaken the will to live.
One Christmas Eve in the late seventies, suave wise guy bookie, Tony C., loses his life saving a young boy from being hit by a truck. When he opens his eyes, he finds himself in a waiting room of a dentist’s office. Nothing is as it seems when an apprentice angel hatches a plan to send Tony back to his old neighborhood to help a troubled young fireman, helping him to realize that life truly is worth living. It may not be the bet this bookie planned on making, but for A Brooklyn Christmas, it's a win-win.