Overview

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 all 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.

  1. Jalmari Helander

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Per Christian Ellefsen

    Per Christian Ellefsen

    Riley

  2. Jorma Tommila

    Jorma Tommila

    Rauno

  3. Tommi Korpela

    Tommi Korpela

    Aimo

  4. Onni Tommila

    Onni Tommila

    Pietari

  5. Jonathan Hutchings

    Jonathan Hutchings

    Greene

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

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Original Title Rare Exports

Status Released

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  • December 3, 2010
    R
    Theatrical

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    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language Finnish

Runtime 1h 24m

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