Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale -- Film Review
Considering the foreboding Finnish landscape, the extensive reindeer carnage and that notably tall, emaciated, naked elderly elf, it’s readily apparent that "Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale" is no twinkling Hallmark ornament of a holiday romp.
Instead, writer-director Jalmari Helander has delivered something far more gratifying — a fiendishly entertaining Christmas yarn rooted in Northern European legend and lore, complete with a not-so-jolly old St. Nick informed more by the Brothers Grimm than Norman Rockwell.
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