Arthur Christmas 2011

Arthur Christmas is a 2011 British/American 3-D computer animated fantasy comedy film produced by Aardman Animations and Sony Pictures Animation, and distributed by Columbia Pictures. It was released on November 11, 2011, in the UK, and is scheduled to be released on November 23, 2011, in the USA. The film was directed by Sarah Smith, and it features voices of James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton and Ashley Jensen. Set on the North Pole, the plot tells about Santa’s son Arthur Christmas, who must complete a mission before Christmas morning.

Plot: The story of Arthur Christmas revolves around Santa Claus, his wife, his two sons Arthur and Steve as well as their grandfather, Grandsanta. Set on Christmas Night, the film opens with a set of elves sitting behind their computers at the commando bridge of Santa’s gigantic modern ultra high tech sleigh. While Santa and the elves deliver presents to all the children using their high tech equipment, Santa’s oldest son Steve is managing the operation. In this moment Santa’s clumsy younger son Arthur, who works at the post station answering childrens letters addressed to Santa rushes into the room with a stack of papers causing chaos. Steve and a many of the elves are annoyed at Arthur for disturbing their operation and Steve convinces his brother to leave.

* James McAvoy as Arthur
* Hugh Laurie as Steve
* Jim Broadbent as Santa
* Bill Nighy as Grandsanta
* Imelda Staunton as Mrs. Santa

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