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Saint (2010)

Sint (original title)
Not Rated | | Horror | 18 December 2011 (USA)
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A horror film that depicts St. Nicholas as a murderous bishop who kidnaps and murders children when there is a full moon on December 5.

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Frank (as Egbert-Jan Weeber)
Bert Luppes ...
Goert Hoekstra
Caro Lenssen ...
Lisa
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Niklas
Escha Tanihatu ...
Sophie
Jim Deddes ...
Sander
Joey van der Velden ...
Hanco
Jaap Spijkers ...
Chef
Ben Ramakers ...
Van Dijk
Kees Boot ...
Rechercheur 1
Bob Schwarze ...
Rechercheur 2
Lien Van de Kelder ...
Verpleegster
Julian Maas ...
Timmie
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Moeder Frank
Niels van den Berg ...
Jonge Goert
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A horror film that depicts St. Nicholas as a murderous bishop who kidnaps and murders children when there is a full moon on December 5.

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Remco van de Kant:  The man on TV that presents the weather is actually the movies' production manager. See more »

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The police car that's being used in the rooftop-chase scene is a Volkswagen Golf V. But when the horse falls off the roof and onto the car, the dented car we see in the next shot is an older model Golf IV. As a matter of fact, the license plate numbers are different. The newer Golf has a license plate released somewhere in 2004 and the Golf IV has a 2001 plate. See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Movie Review: Halloween Horror Show 2010 (2010) See more »

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A Dutch horror movie with an interesting premise and some great visuals
25 August 2012 | by (Istanbul, Turkey) – See all my reviews

Culturally not being very well acquainted with Saint Nicholas other than the globally popular image of Santa Claus and the fact that the historical figure behind it had lived in Turkey in ancient times, I was very much intrigued by this movie. Unfortunately, the prologue of the movie, which sets the background for the evil St. Nicholas, was very succinct -and confusing for international audiences (why the Middle Ages setting?, what's the Spanish connection?), and, I guess not only for non-Christians but for anyone outside the local audience of Holland. I mean since apparently St.Nicholas of Holland itself is somewhat different than Santa Claus, it was difficult to understand how much the filmmakers themselves had modified Santa Claus and how much of this difference stemmed from the Dutch cultural understanding of St.Nicholas as distinct from Santa Claus and how much from the filmmakers' own fiction-making. Anyway, I had to do some online research after-wards to put the film's narrative in context and I am not complaining in that regard. As a horror movie, the first half was somewhat mediocre other than the basic novelty of introducing a murderous Santa Claus in a conventional Halloween-esque slasher narrative. Yet, things got more interesting in the second half as unfolding events moved away from baby-sitting female characters in their homes at night et al. In the second half, we were offered some great and amazing visuals as St. Nicholas on horseback riding atop rooftops! The ancient ship setting at the old harbor at the finale was also nice. All in all, I would say this is a movie worth a look if you do not set your expectations very high.


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