Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale
- 1h 20min
- 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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Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale30 Nov 2010
Finnish off-the-wall horror fantasy explores wild side of St Nicholas folklore
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 tracked down a…
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