This documentary implies that the Canadian government sent a battalion of troops to Honk Kong on the eve of the Japanese strike on Pearl Harbor knowing that they would be slaughtered once war began. These accusations are not supported by historical evidence and those parts of the film are generally regarded as having been included specifically to stir controversy and so publicity.
The public outcry in Canada over this film nonetheless did not hurt the producers, whose careers skyrocketed after its production.
I would encourage anyone wishing to see Savage Christmas to do so with a grain of salt.
Other than the accusation described above, the film is well-produced and smoothly done, but it should perhaps be filed more in the category of history-based film, such as John Cameron's "Titanic" than as a documentary.
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