Elf (2003) on 35mm

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Director: Jon Favreau Run Time: 97 min. Rating: PG Release Year: 2003

Starring: Bob Newhart, Ed Asner, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Will Ferrell

Country: United States, Canada
Language: English

“a breezily entertaining, perfectly cast family treat”

The Hollywood Reporter

About the film:

Starring Will Ferrell as the titular elf, this instant holiday classic tells the story of a human baby raised amongst the hard working elves of Santa’s workshop. Struggling to fit in (literally) with his adopted family, he sets out on a magical journey to the island of Manhattan in search of his birth father (James Caan), a naughty-list lifer in desperate need of some Christmas spirit.

About the filmmaker:

Jon Favreau has made his mark as one of the most exciting blockbuster directors working today. Initially working as a successful character actor,  Favreau transitioned into directing with his feature film debut Made and went on to create some of the biggest films in the last two decades.  With nine movies under his belt as a director, the self-taught filmmaker has explored small indie gems like Chef as well as some of the biggest blockbusters ever made. With a style that blends humor and warmth with technological innovation, Favreau found success helping to launch the Marvel Universe with Iron Man, as well as spearheading Disney live action classics like The Jungle Book and The Lion King.

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