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Basic facts

Original title Joyeux Noël
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed from age 11
Swedish release 2006-12-15


Diane Kruger
Anna Sörensen

Benno Fürmann
Nikolaus Sprink

Guillaume Canet
löjtnant Audebert

Dany Boon

Gary Lewis

Daniel Brühl

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Title for Swedish DVD release


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Diane Kruger Anna Sörensen
Benno Fürmann Nikolaus Sprink
Guillaume Canet löjtnant Audebert
Dany Boon Ponchel
Gary Lewis Palmer
Daniel Brühl Horstmayer
Alex Ferns Gordon
Steven Robertson Jonathan
Lucas Belvaux Gueusselin
Frank Witter Jorg
Bernard Le Coq general Audebert
Ian Richardson biskopen
Christopher Fulford major
Robin Laing William
Joachim Bissmeier Zimmermann
Thomas Schmauser Kronprinsen
Marc Robert Guimond
Michel Serrault slottsherrn
Suzanne Flon slottsfrun
Philippe Beautier Morallec
Christian Carion sjukvårdare
Tom Duncan skotsk soldat
Mathias Herrmann tysk soldat
Fraser Johnston skotsk soldat
Jo Johnston skotsk soldat
Ian Petrie skotsk soldat
Christophe Rossignon en löjtnant
Friedmann Thiele Karl
Johannes Richard Voelkel Gunther
Mark Wood skotsk soldat


Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 143764
Date 2006-11-23
Classification Allowed from age 11
Original length 3160 meters
Notes Aktindelning: 460-507-563-431-566-633 = 3160 m - 115 minuter. Aktlängder: 460, 507, 563, 431, 566, 633.

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 2.35:1 (Super 35)
Sound type Sound
Sound system Dolby Digital
Colour type Colour
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in minutes 116 min

Production location

2004-08 2004-11
Skottland United Kingdom
Berlin Germany

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2006-12-15 Sture Stockholm Sweden 115 min
Other showing 2005-11-24 Germany 116 min
First showing 2005-11-09 France 116 min
Festival showing 2005-05-15 Cannes France (Cannes Film Festival)
DVD release (rental) 2007-03-07 Sweden
DVD release 2007-03-07 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Ave Maria
Composer Philippe Rombi
Orchestra The London Symphony Orchestra
Singer Natalie Dessay

Original title Bist du bei mir
Composer Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel
Musical Arrangement Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 508)
Singer Natalie Dessay
Rolando Villazón

Original title I'm Dreaming of Home
Composer Philippe Rombi
Lyrics Gary Lewis
Lori Barth
Instrumentalist Griogair Lawrie (säckpipa)
David Bruce (säckpipa)
Ivan McDonald (säckpipa)
Calum Anthony Beaton (säckpipa)

Original title The Braes of Killiecrankie
Composer Robert Burns (1789)
Lyrics Robert Burns (1789)

Original title Piobaireachid dhomhnail dhuibh

Original title Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht!
Composer Franz Gruber (1818)
Lyrics Joseph Mohr (1818)
Oscar Mannström (svensk text 1915)
Musical Arrangement Mats Bergström
Instrumentalist Bruno Le Rouzic (säckpipa)
Édouard Dubois (munspel)
Singer Rolando Villazón

Original title Adeste fideles / O Come All Ye Faithful
Composer John Francis Wade (1743)
Lyrics John Francis Wade (latinsk text 1746)
Eva Norberg (svensk text 1974, 1984)
Frederick Oakley (engelsk text 1852)
Singer Rolando Villazón
Instrumentalist Griogair Lawrie (säckpipa)

Original title Auld Lang Syne
Lyrics Robert Burns (dock ej första strofen)

Holdings Film

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Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm

Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100

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