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Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale

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 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.

Presented in Finnish with English subtitles

2010. 77 minutes. Horror. R.

For anyone who can look a little askance at the monster that contemporary Christmas has become, this artfully made Finnish tale is — I kid you not — a real treat.”

Michael O'Sullivan - Washington Post

‘Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale’ is a rather brilliant lump of coal for your stocking hung by the fireside with care.”

Roger Ebert - Chicago-Sun Times

Conceived with winking humor and a terrific visual style, the pic is a rare treat.”

Jay Weissberg - Variety

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Rent Online - $6

Now available through Eventive

After your purchase, you have 2 hours to start watching, must finish watching within 72 hours.