Dec 17, 2020
The monster who punishes children for Christmas, Krampus, is part of an Alpine folklore which, still to this day is well-known in many European countries. Lately, Americans have become aware of this evil counterpart of Father Christmas. One cultural result of this is the family-friendly horror film (if that is a thing), Krampus.
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Krampus (2015). Directed by Michael Dougherty. Starring Emjay Anthony, Adam Scott, Toni Collette, David Koechner, Conchata Ferrell.
"Silent Night, Holy Night" rendition performed by Alamaailman vasarat, source MoonTV, 1999. Used under the kind permission of Marko Manninen.
Cathedral's Bells on Christmas Eve, Op. 501 by composer Simon Ernst, performed by Constantin Stephan, licensed under Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC 3.0). Some changes ie. cuts were made.