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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Onni Tommila
Jorma Tommila
Per Christian Ellefsen
Directors
Jalmari Helander
Screenwriters
Jalmari Helander
Running Time
77 minutes

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale
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Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale

Plot
Lapland, December. An American expedition locates the original Santa Claus, buried in an ice-filled mountain. Pietari (Onni Tommila), son of reindeer hunter Rauno (Jorma Tommila), fears that the primal, original, vengeful Santa has been unloosed.


Verdict
If you’re a bah-humbug type looking for an alternative to Santa Claus: The Movie or Miracle On 34th Street, this could be a holiday perennial. May be too strange for normal people, but weird kids will love it.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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