Dir Jon Favreau, US, 2003, 97 mins
Will Ferrell, Edward Asner, Bob Newhart
Raised as an elf by Santa, Buddy is sent to the US in search of his true identity and his father…who is on Santa’s naughty list. A bracingly subversive story told with tongue firmly in cheek.
Christmas comedy that’s as sweet-natured and goofily amusing as its title character SCREEN INTERNATIONAL