US comedy drama about a Christmas family reunion starring Delroy Lindo, Idris Elba and Loretta Devine. The Whitfields, a middle-class African-American family, reunite for Christmas for the first time in several years. All the siblings have come home and they've brought their baggage with them. As the Christmas tree is trimmed and the lights are hung, secrets are revealed and family bonds are tested. There's the sister who encourages her siblings to sell the family dry cleaning business and split the profits. One brother is running from loan sharks. Another brother is AWOL from the Marines and one sister has brought along the man she's dating. As their lives converge, they join together and help each other discover the true meaning of Christmas.