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1,652 Ratings

A Christmas Tale

Un conte de Noël

Directed by Arnaud Desplechin
France, 2008
Comedy, Drama


A matriarch’s need for a transplant from a blood relative brings a reunion of the volatile Vuillard family at Christmas. Yet a simple family gathering can’t begin to describe the unpredictable, emotional experience of this magical drama that’s equal parts merriment and melancholy.

A Christmas Tale Directed by Arnaud Desplechin

Awards & Festivals

Village Voice Film Poll

2008 | Nominee: Best Film

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2008 | 2 runner-up prizes including: Best Film

2008 | 3rd place: Best Director

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