We’re coming up to mid-November, which only means one thing – Christmas has officially begun. Marking the occasion is StudioCanal’s new 4K UHD release of perennial festive favourite Santa Claus: The Movie, starring Dudley Moore. This merry 1986 delight is packed with seasonal cheer and dazzling effects, and although the lactose intolerant among you might find the cheesiness of it all a little hard to stomach, it won’t fail to get you into the Christmas spirit. Ho ho ho.
It’s a Christmas treat for the senses. In this stunning UHD 4K release of Santa Claus: The Movie, viewers will witness every detail of the film’s enchanting landscapes, whimsical characters, and dazzling special effects with unparalleled clarity and vibrancy. SANTA CLAUS: THE MOVIE (1985) a Christmas family favourite, Stars Dudley Moore and John Lithgow. This is the story of how a common woodcutter becomes the legendary Father Christmas.
With a fantastical toy workshop run by elves and a herd of flying reindeer, Santa Claus has vowed to ensure that all good children are rewarded at Christmas. But the holiday season soon comes under threat when a rebellious but naïve elf called Patch (Dudley Moore) runs away to modern day New York. Lost in a world he doesn’t understand, Patch finds himself being exploited by a villainous toy manufacturer (John Lithgow). Could this be the end of Christmas or will its spirit prevail?
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