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Merry Christmas (Joyeux Noël)

Merry Christmas (Joyeux Noel)
  • 2005
  • France/Germany/UK
  • 115 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Christian Carion
  • Written by: Christian Carion
  • Cast: Benno Fürmann, Guillaume Canet, Daniel Brühl, Diane Kruger, Gary Lewis, Alex Ferns
  • Language: English, French, German

On Christmas Eve 1914 opposing troops in the trenches made a truce and found some common ground – literally – as they played football on the muddy soil of No Man's Land. A quietly moving film that reveals just how helpless the German, British and French troops actually were.

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Merry Christmas (Joyeux Noel)

Joyeux Noël is a French film that retells the true story of the impromptu Christmas truce declared by French, Scottish and German troops in the trenches of the First World War.

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