Review: Rare Exports

Forget all you know about Santa Claus. He’s not even a nice guy. According to old legends, the original Santa kidnapped children and boiled them alive. His helpers were not much better. Rare Exports is definitely a different Christmas movie. Maybe Rare Exports (with the subtitle A christmas story) could only have come from Finland,…

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This winter’s most anticipated Christmas film comes from Finland and director Jalmari Helander. In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 metres deep, lies the closest ever guarded secret of Christmas. The time has come to dig it up! Christmas has long and solid traditions in the Nordic region; it predates Christianity in the form…