Rare Exports

Row House Cinema: Rare Exports

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It's the eve of Christmas in northern Finland, and an 'archeological' dig has just unearthed the real Santa Claus. But this particular Santa isn't the one you want coming to town. When the local children begin mysteriously disappearing, young Pietari and his father Rauno, a reindeer hunter by trade, capture the mythological being and attempt to sell Santa to the misguided leader of the multinational corporation sponsoring the dig. Santa's elves, however, will stop at nothing to free their fearless leader from captivity. What ensues is a wildly humorous nightmare – a fantastically bizarre polemic on modern day morality. RARE EXPORTS: A CHRISTMAS TALE is a re-imagining of the most classic of all childhood fantasies, and is a darkly comic gem soon to be required perennial holiday viewing.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    84 minutes
  • Language
    Finnish, English
  • Country
    Finland, Norway, France, Sweden
  • Director
    Jalmari Helander
  • Screenwriter
    Jalmari Helander
  • Producer
    Petri Jokiranta, Knut Skoglund, Francois-Xavier Frantz, Anna Bjork
  • Cast
    Onni Tommila, Jorma Tommila, Ilmari Jarvenpaa, Per Christian Ellefsen