Ah, Christmas. The magical time of year when decorations are hung, families gather to celebrate, gifts are exchanged, and children cower in fear that Santa Claus will kidnap and eat them.
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale is a fantastic family adventure film from Finland that has all the hallmarks of a holiday classic. A young boy finds the adventure of a lifetime when the miners in his village discover a legendary figure buried in the ice. But not everyone is thrilled at the discovery, and soon some very peculiar and frightening beings are swarming down the mountain in search of their captured leader. Now father and son must join forces along with the other villagers to stop the onslaught. Merry Christmas!
As evident in Cole Abaius’ review we here at FSR really enjoyed this fresh, fun, genitalia-filled family holiday film, and now you can too. Oscilloscope Labs is releasing a beautifully-produced Bluray/DVD combo pack on Tuesday the 25th, and you should probably go out and buy a copy… or you can enter to win one of two free copies!
Here’s how to win… and pay attention as it’s a two-parter. First, tell us in the comments section below what your favorite Christmas film is. Easy right? Now tell us how and where in that specific film you think it could use more penis.
As always the contest is open to US residents only ages 18 and up. Be sure there’s a working email address associated with your comment as that’s how we’ll notify the winners. Contest ends Friday, October 28th! Good luck!
The official synopsis and trailer are below.
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.”
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale hits Bluray/DVD on October 25th.