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Santa's Apprentice

Original title: Apprenti Père Noël
German title: Weihnachtsmann Junior
France, Australia, Ireland, 2010

Director: Vinciguerra, Luc
Production company: Gaumont
Age recommendation: 5 years and up

Santa Claus doesn’t want to retire, but rules are rules and he must train someone to replace him. The lucky winner, to be chosen from among millions of children, must be named Nicholas, be an orphan and have a pure heart. On the other side of the planet, there is an Australian little boy who is a perfect match, but his lack of self confidence and fear of heights make him a poor contestant. It’s a big responsibility that would scare the bravest boy. Will Santa Claus agree to step down and to help his apprentice take his place and learn the true meaning of Christmas?


Munich CFF 2011, Giffoni 2011, Vienna 2011

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