Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale
100 minutes — R, DV, Jalmari Helander, Finland, 2010
“Imagine if you will, a remake of John Carpenter's The Thing
. But instead of the Antarctic, we're in rural Finland. And instead of Kurt Russell, there's a nine-year-old kid. And instead of a marauding, shape-changing space beast, there's, well, Santa Claus.” (Time Out London) No matter what you just imagined, this film is better.
is based on two award-winning shorts by director Jalmari Helander. Watch the shorts on
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