When a multinational corporation drills into a mountain in Lapland, they make a freaky discovery: the original Father Christmas is encased in a buried block of ice. Local boy Pietari (Onni Tommila) figures out the secret and reads up on the grisly history of the real Santa, but his best friend Juuso (Jarvenpaa) doesn't believe any of it. And when kids start going missing, Pietari gets his father (Jorma Tommila) and his deer-hunting colleagues (Juvonen and Korpela) to help. But when they capture Santa, the strangeness has only begun.
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What if the Santa Claus we all know and love was very different to the large jolly fellow we associate with December 25th? Pietari is a young boy who lives in a small rustic town in Finland, when he hears about a team of scientists who are working on a nearby mountain side trying to uncover the real truth behind Christmas, it's just too tempting not to go and investigate. What the workers discover is beyond their comprehension, a wild and dangerous santa clause, someone that doesn't keep reindeer to fly on but instead opts to eat them.
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