RARE EXPORTS - THE SHORTS
If you were one of the half a dozen or so people who managed to catch the Finnish gothic fantasy Rare Exports during the few hours it was on general release in the UK, you will doubtless be interested to see these two short films on which it is based. Hopefully they will be included on the DVD release but, until then ... This is the first short, from 2003:
The film was sufficiently successful to persuade the team that a sequel was called for, which was released in 2005:
This, in turn, persuaded all concerned that what the world really needed was the feature length version. If you haven't seen that, here's a taster. Merry .. ehm .. Christmas.