Christmas is on its way and with it disaster. The 92,000 workers responsible for manufacturing children’s toys all become sick at the same time! It’s a tough moment for Santa, better known as Father Christmas. He’s left no choice: he must make an emergency trip to Earth with his reindeer to search for a remedy. When he arrives, he has to find some allies to save the magic of Christmas.
Cast Alain Chabat, Golshifteh Farahani, Pio Marmaï, Bruno Sanches
Director Alain Chabat I 99 mins I 2019
French (English subtitles)
Originally launched under the brand banner of CinéFrance, CinéFile has broadened its scope from a purely French accent to encompass challenging cinema from around the globe. The company, based in Scotland but working around the UK and Ireland , has had the valuable experience of releasing widely different titles ranging from classic thriller, costume drama, youthful escapism, family comedy, to documentary and short films.
A selection of animation titles from the Annecy Animation Festival/Festival International du film d’Animation d’Annecy screened throughout the day for the Summerhall Christmas Market.