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Over the years women have been crying together with Bridget Jones and falling in love with Hugh Grant. Now the time has come for 'Letters to Santa' to introduce a new dimension of romantic comedy where behind hilarious scenes there's deeper universal truth. It is an enchanting story taking place on this special day in a year when five men and five women in their slightly tangled lives are truly finding out that there is absolutely no escape from love and...Christmas. Letters to Santa' has drawn record audiences to the cinemas all over the country, attracting almost 400,000 viewers just on the opening weekend and making it the third best result in the course of the last 20 years! Mikolaj works for a popular radio station. On Christmas Eve he gets an on-air phone call from Doris, frustrated and complaining about the lack of love in her life. To cheer her up, Mikolaj tells her a beautiful story. Little do they know that this phone call is going to change their lives. Shortly after that ... Written by
Ever since the British succeeded in making a recent but so memorable holiday movie as the already-classic Love Actually, Hollywood is trying to make their own version of this kind of romantic comedy with a fusion of life stories that come together during some special day (from the top of my head "Valentine's day" and "New Year's eve"). However, they all appear typical - a bunch of famous names and forced stories, just into making profit and not caring about the message much.
But now, the European cinematography strikes again, with the beautiful movie "Listy do M.". The biggest advantage of this movie is its credibility. Of course, it does have some twists that probably wouldn't happen in real life (but okay, it's the magical Christmas time) but the unknown actors and the language that it's not English (which we're used to hear all the time in the cinema) make you believe that these stories also happen to normal people and not just in movies - while obtaining top quality in the technical part of filmmaking.
Also, before seeing it I was afraid the stories would be the same old ones. I like how the creators thought outside the box and had some interesting twists. So all in all - fantastic work and I'm hoping to see more work from this director!
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