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by Jean-Marie Poiré


Félix, disguised as Father Christmas, hands out leaflets advertising a sexy Christmas party. His place is taken by an African Santa Claus and he returns to his caravan only to find his girlfriend Josette about to leave him. When he comes after her, she takes refuge at "SOS Distress", run by two neurotics, Thérèse and Pierre.

international title: Santa Claus Is a Stinker
original title: Le père Noël est une ordure
country: France
year: 1982
genre: fiction
directed by: Jean-Marie Poiré
film run: 88'
release date: FR 25/08/1982, HU 23/12/2006
screenplay: Josiane Balasko, Marie-Anne Chazel, Christian Clavier, Gérard Jugnot, Thierry Lhermitte, Bruno Moynot, Jean-Marie Poiré
cast: Anémone, Josiane Balasko, Marie-Anne Chazel
cinematography by: Robert Alazraki
film editing: Catherine Kelber
art director: Marc Frédérix, Willy Holt
costumes designer: Cécile Magnan
producer: Yves Rousset-Rouard
executive producer: Christian Ferry

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