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Merry Christmas

(DVD - 2006 - French)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Merry Christmas
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Loosely based on true episodes, this film tells the story of German, French, and Scottish soldiers in the bloody trenches of World War I and the miraculous Christmas Eve truce they unexpectedly forge. Follows a French lieutenant, a Scottish priest, and a German tenor and his beloved Danish soprano as music and the spirit of Christmas create bonds between enemies.
Title: Merry Christmas
[DVD]
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 116 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Content Type: two-dimensional moving image
Media Type: video
Carrier Type: videodisc
Notes: Special features include: audio commentary with writer/director Christian Carion; interview with Christian Carion.
Region 1, anamorphic widescreen format (2.35:1 aspect ratio); Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
DVD release of the 2005 motion picture.
Summary: Loosely based on true episodes, this film tells the story of German, French, and Scottish soldiers in the bloody trenches of World War I and the miraculous Christmas Eve truce they unexpectedly forge. Follows a French lieutenant, a Scottish priest, and a German tenor and his beloved Danish soprano as music and the spirit of Christmas create bonds between enemies.
Local Note: CE1, CO1, OP1, LA1, BV1, LE1, AN1
1 2 5 6 8 14 15
Alternate Title: Joyeux Noël [DVD]
ISBN: 9781424817627
1424817625
Statement of Responsibility: Sony Pictures Classics; Nord-Ouest présents ; a film by Christian Carion ; produced by Christophe Rossignon
Credits: Director of photography, Walther Vanden Ende ; editing, Andréa Sedlackova ; music composed, orchestrated and directed by Philippe Rombi ; production design, Jean Michel Simonet.
Performers: Diane Krüger, Benno Fürmann, Guillaume Canet, Gary Lewis, Dany Boon, Daniel Brühl, Alex Ferns, Steven Robertson, Frank Witter, Bernard Le Coq, Ian Richardson, Lucas Belvaux.
System Details: DVD.
Other Language: French, English, and German soundtrack; optional English, Spanish, or Portuguese subtitles.
Subject Headings: DVDs. Intrenchments Drama. World War, 1914-1918 Campaigns Western Front Drama. World War, 1914-1918 Armistices Drama. Christmas Truce, 1914 Drama.
Genre/Form: Foreign films-France.
Feature films.
War films.
Christmas films.
Topical Term: DVDs.
Intrenchments
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918
Christmas Truce, 1914
Publisher No: 15099
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Nov 11, 2010
  • JunLim93 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Unforgettable movie - full of passion and untold miracles during the war

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