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Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale

by Jalmari Helander

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Bloody Christmas greetings from new Finnish wunderkind

Review - Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale

Bloody Christmas greetings from new Finnish wunderkind

Finnish director Jalmari Helander’s stylised, wild and dark version of the Santa Claus tale lands in hundreds of cinemas around the world after having won awards at Locarno and Sitges 

“Americans have destroyed the myth of Finnish Santa before me. It’s payback time!”

Interview: Jalmari Helander • Director

“Americans have destroyed the myth of Finnish Santa before me. It’s payback time!”

Jalmari Helander is among Finland’s hottest new directors. His scary version of Santa Claus in his feature debut, Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale, has thrilled industry people over the last year 

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international title: Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale
original title: Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale
country: Finland, Norway, France, Sweden
sales agent: Kinology
year: 2010
directed by: Jalmari Helander
cast: Onni Tommila, Jorma Tommila, Per Christian Ellefsen, Tommi Korpela, Rauno Juvonen, Ilmari Järvenpää

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Locarno International Film Festival 2010 Piazza Grande
BFI London Film Festival 2010 
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