From Finland, the land of the original
December 26, 2003 3:52 PM   Subscribe

Rare Exports, Inc. They deliver the extremely rare original Finnish product to nearly 150 countries every Christmas, exclusively. It's a big download (the small version is 35.5 MB) but that's nothing compared to the patience these hunters must have to catch their prey. [NSFW, via MonkeyFilter.]
posted by homunculus (9 comments total)

I guess he really is a wildman! But children can sense the truth.
posted by homunculus at 4:05 PM on December 26, 2003

Wow, the time, the expense, the skill and the story really is well done. But I still feel a bit disturbed.
posted by DBAPaul at 4:47 PM on December 26, 2003

That was pretty good. What I thought was going to be the punchline of the entire movie was given away half-way in, and the rest was pretty imaginative, if a bit disturbing.

Happy non-denominational holiday of your choice to everyone.
posted by blindcarboncopy at 5:45 PM on December 26, 2003

I thought it was gonna be Jagermeister, even though it's German, I think. You can chop the link to go to the site of Woodpecker Film. That was a really professional production.
posted by planetkyoto at 6:38 PM on December 26, 2003

Very well done - film, acting, music, narration...and like bcc said, the "surprise" mid-way through was only - well, literally, half the story. I liked it more than I thought I would. Quite bizarre in concept, but wonderfully executed.

Thanks, homunculus.
posted by davidmsc at 6:42 PM on December 26, 2003

Happy Chrismanukwanza everyone.
posted by swerdloff at 8:18 PM on December 26, 2003

Very well done and kept me chuckling for several minutes. Little details like the tracker tasting the droppings were the best. A little more old man tackle than I was expecting.
posted by spartacusroosevelt at 10:45 PM on December 26, 2003

Thanks, Homonculus.

The score had a nice "christmassy" feel to it. Very well done.
posted by hoskala at 5:14 PM on December 27, 2003

I'm vaguely reminded of the fantastic Kids in the Hall short about pelt trappers in downtown Toronto.
posted by George_Spiggott at 2:39 PM on December 28, 2003

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