ON THIS DAY in 1914, during World War I, German and British troops on the Western Front temporarily ceased fire as part of a Christmas truce. This event was dramatized in the 2005 French film, JOYEUX NOEL.
You know that sometimes annoying song about the “Twelve Days”? We’re using it to highlight 12 Christmas movies that fit the lyrics of the song, more or less…
JOYEUX NOEL (2005; Diane Kruger, Benno Fürmann and Guillaume Canet; directed by Christian Carion)
Dave is a graphic designer (www.dhdd.net) and movie lover, and the caretaker of “The 3 Benny Theater” (also known as his living room). The moniker was inspired by an extinct movie house–The 3 Penny Theater–and by his black Manx cat, Benny. Favorite films: North By Northwest, The Third Man and The Dekalog.