A Christmas Tale

Johanna Lecklin

A girl decides to reveal Santa Claus by ripping his beard off on Christmas Eve. Some of the children laugh, some are afraid and one girl gets furious when she realises that the adults have been lying about Santa. Texts criticises the consumerism attached to Christmas from the point of view of the two girls.

Production Year
2013
Duration
00:04:41
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
A Christmas Tale
Finnish Title

Eräs joulutarina

English Title
A Christmas Tale
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Johanna Lecklin (Author), Jussi Häyhä (Cinematographer), Johanna Lecklin (Director), Johanna Lecklin (Editor), Jyri Pirinen (Sound), Johanna Lecklin (Sound)
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Johanna Lecklin (b. 1972) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in 2003 and studied in London at the Slade School of Fine Art, in UCL. Lecklin works with video and photography. Her video work is based on documentary, narrativity and performativity. Lecklin’s works have been presented in numerous exhibitions in Finland and abroad, including the City States exhibition at Liverpool Biennial (2010) and It’s a Setup at Contemporary Art Museum Kiasma in Helsinki (2010).

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