Getting a little tired of the holiday cheer? Spend Christmas with us, as World Movies presents two of the darkest (and funniest) Santa films from around the world. Rare Exports – A Christmas Tale’ follows the discovery of Santa during an Archaeological dig in the depths of Finland’s mountains. But this is a murderous Santa, and after his capture by a local farmer his psychotic elves are determined to free him.
Meanwhile you can catch Saint on Christmas Day – a Dutch horror-comedy which reimagines Santa as a vengeful ghost who goes on killing sprees every 23 years. Spend an adults-only Christmas with World Movies.
Monday 24 December 8.00pm – Rare Exports. A Christmas Tale (Finland, 2010)
This darkly hilarious Christmas tale follows the capture of Santa during an archaeological dig in the depths of Finland’s mountains. But this is a murderous Santa, and his psychotic elves are determined to free him.
Tuesday 25 December 8.00pm – Saint (Netherlands, 2010)
Every 36 years, St. Niklas rises from the dead at Christmas time and takes violent revenge for his murder. Only Frank survives this twisted Santa’s latest massace, but no one is willing to believe his warnings of imminent yuletide horror.