Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale Poster

Release Date: December 10th, 2010

DVD Release Date: October 25th, 2011

R|1 hr 17 min

Plot Summary
A young boy named Pietari (Onni Tommila) and his friend Juuso (Ilmari Järvenpää) think a secret mountain drilling project near their home in northern Finland has uncovered the tomb of Santa Claus. However, this a monstrous, evil Santa, much unlike the cheery St. Nick of legend. When Pietari's father (Jorma Tommila) captures a feral old man (Peeter Jakobi) in his wolf trap, the man may hold the key to why reindeer are being slaughtered and children are disappearing.

Cast: Onni Tommila, Jorma Tommila, Ilmari Järvenpää, Peeter Jakobi, Tommi Korpela, Rauno Juvonen, Per Christian Ellefsen, Jonathan Hutchings

Director: Jalmari Helander

Genres: Horror, Adventure, Comedy

Production Co: Yleisradio

Distributors: Oscilloscope Pictures

Keywords: Offbeat, Amusing, 2010s, Friend, Rescue, Father, Dark, Mystery

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Awards

Winner Best Costume Design
Jussi-palkinto (2011)
Winner Best Editing
Jussi-palkinto (2011)
Winner Best Cinematography
Jussi-palkinto (2011)
Winner Best Scenery
Jussi-palkinto (2011)
Winner Best Sound
Jussi-palkinto (2011)
Winner Best Music
Jussi-palkinto (2011)