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The Legend of the Christmas Witch

By day Paola is a schoolteacher but at night she turns into the Christmas Witch, a magical creature who brings gifts to good children on Little Christmas Eve. One night she disappears, kidnapped by Mr. Johnny, a cruel Toymaker whose childhood was ruined by the Witch and now seeks revenge. Six brave students learn her secret and embark on a rescue mission. Can they save Paola... and Christmas?


Original Italian title: La Befana Vien di Notte

Directed by Michele Soavi

Written by Nicola Guaglianone

Produced by Andrea Occhipinti

Starring Paola Cortellesi, Stefano Fresi, Fausto Maria Sciarappa, and Giovanni Calcagno

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Program Details
  • Format: 1 x 98 Minutes
  • Production Year: 2018
  • Supplier: True Colours Glorious Films Srl
  • Original Language: English
Reviews

"This beautifully cinematic take on an ancient Christmas myth will warm the hearts of all children, from seven up to and including anyone’s grandmother." - John P. Harvey of BMA Magazine

"A gothic fairy tale for all the family". - CineEuropa

A Goonies-style adventure for the whole family." - Junior

Awards

San Diego Italian Film Festival 2019

Nominated for a David di Donatello award for Best Visual Effects

CATEGORIES
HolidayChildrenInternationalFamily

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