Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale
  • 2010
  • Finland
  • 1h 20min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jalmari Helander
  • Cast: Tommi Korpela, Per Christian Ellefsen, Jorma Tommila, Jonathan Hutchings, Onni Tommila, Risto Salmi, Peeter Jakobi, Rauno Juvonen, Ilmari Järvenpää
  • Language: Finnish, English
  • Website: www.rareexportsmovie.com

Off-the-wall yuletide horror starring Jakobi as a Father Christmas you really wouldn't wish to find up your chimney. Corporate excavations in the north of Finland unwittingly awaken the original Santa (unluckily, an ancient and murderous demon) and when local children start to disappear, only youngster Pietari (Tommila) has an inkling of what's going on.

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CityPoint, London EC2Y (0.0 miles)

1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9HU
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Tue 18 Dec



  • 18:00

Filmhouse, Edinburgh (0.0 miles)

88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ
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Thu 20 Dec

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Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale

30 Nov 20104 stars

Finnish off-the-wall horror fantasy explores wild side of St Nicholas folklore

(15) 82min From Finland comes this bizarre Christmas tale, an off-the-wall horror fantasy pitched halfway between The Polar Express and Let the Right One In. Evil Father Christmases are a rarely mined cinematic seam, but not since Edmund Purdom…

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