“Arthur Christmas” is an animated Christmas comedy film produced by Aardman Animations and Sony Pictures Animation. The movie was released in 2011 and follows the story of Santa Claus’s clumsy and well-meaning youngest son, Arthur, as he tries to save Christmas for a young girl named Gwen.
The film is notable for its imaginative and highly detailed depiction of Santa’s operation, which involves a high-tech sleigh and a vast army of elves. The story also explores the dynamics of the Claus family, including Arthur’s relationship with his father, the current Santa, and his older brother, Steve, who is slated to take over as Santa in the future.
The movie features an all-star voice cast, including James McAvoy as Arthur, Hugh Laurie as Steve, and Jim Broadbent as Santa Claus. It is also notable for its use of 3D animation, which adds depth and dimension to the richly detailed world of the North Pole.
“Arthur Christmas” is a heartwarming and entertaining film that offers a fresh and imaginative take on the traditional story of Santa Claus. Its charming characters, inventive storyline, and gorgeous animation make it a must-see for families and fans of animated holiday films.
Duration: 97 min.