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Merry Christmas (Joyeux Noël) (2005)

Merry Christmas
7.5 Rating
(159 ratings)
7.8 IMDB rating
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Diane Kruger Diane Kruger
Anna Sörensen
Natalie Dessay Natalie Dessay
Anna Sörensen
Benno Fürmann Benno Fürmann
Nikolaus Sprink
Rolando Villazón Rolando Villazón
Nikolaus Sprink
Guillaume Canet Guillaume Canet
Le lieutenant Audebert
Gary Lewis Gary Lewis
le pasteur Palmer
Dany Boon Dany Boon
Ponchel
Daniel Brühl Daniel Brühl
le lieutenant Horstmayer


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7 years, 9 months ago at Dec 31 16:17
An incredibly thought provoking depiction of the WW1 Christmas ceasefire between the Germans, French and the Scottish. The uniting of each of the countries is especially moving and we get to see each solider as an ordinary human being, without the trails and tribulations of war on their mind. Interestingly, the meeting of German and French soldiers on some occasions is at times funny to watch, as ... read more

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7 years, 1 month ago at Aug 29 15:04
Honestly, I had no idea what to expect from this flick but since I have a weak spot for Diane Kruger and the ratings were pretty good, I eventually decided to check this one out. To start with, it was a rather striking true story and I thought it was well made. There were also some very good performances by all the international cast which also included Guillaume Canet who was Diane Kruger’s hus... read more

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3 months, 2 weeks ago at Jul 8 15:56
It avoids being too corny becuase in the end they all are punished for the christmas. The singinf royal germans, are not convincing; you're not sure if they are acting our of love or has something against nazis...
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In December 1914, an unofficial Christmas truce on the Western Front allows soldiers from opposing sides of the First World War to gain insight into each other's way of life.
Release date: 9 November 2005
Tags: Christmas (7), War (7), French (7), Drama (4), Historical (4), German (4), Snow (4), 2005 (3), Applause (2), Romance (2), Major General (2), Priest (2), Harmonica (2), Death Of Brother (2), Kronprinz (2), Jesus Christ (2), Violin (2), Cigarette Smoking (2), WWI (2), Theatre (2)
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fernando posted a review 3 months, 2 weeks ago

“It avoids being too corny becuase in the end they all are punished for the christmas. The singinf royal germans, are not convincing; you're not sure if they are acting our of love or has something against nazis...” read more

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