Picture from Christmas Story
Overall A-

Christmas Story is about a young orphan who grows up to become the legendary Saint Nicholas. This Finnish film, produced in 2007, has now been dubbed into English so North American audiences may also enjoy the holiday movie.

Violence B
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use B

MPAA Rating: PG for mild thematic elements and brief smoking.

Talk to your kids about…

Christmas Story

What are some of the reasons Iisakki is so mean to young Nikolas? How does the young boy respond to this unkind treatment? How does his reaction affect the old man? What can you learn from his approach?

Although counties all over the world celebrate Christmas, each has their own stories and traditions. What are yours? How are they similar or different from the tale presented here?