Inspired by a true story which occurred in the trenches of the World War I battlefield on Christmas Eve in 1914, "Joyeux Noel" is a moving story of dignity and human kindness set against the savagery of war. That night, a momentous event changed the lives of four characters: an Anglican priest, a French lieutenant, an exceptional German tenor and the one he loves, his singing partner. During this Christmas Eve, the unthinkable happened: calling him a brief but meaningful ceasefire, soldiers emerged from their trenches to exchange gifts, play football and celebrate Christmas together, as well as being allowed to bury their respective dead who had fallen between opposing lines in No Man's Land...
Diane Kruger (Anna Sorensen); Natalie Dessay (Anna Sörensen (singing voice)); Benno Fürmann (Nikolaus Sprink); Rolando Villazón (Nikolaus Sprink (singing voice)); Guillaume Canet (Lieutenant Audebert); Gary Lewis (Palmer); Dany Boon (Ponchel); Daniel Brühl (Horstmayer); Lucas Belvaux (Gueusselin); Alex Ferns (Gordon); Steven Robertson (Jonathan); Frank Witter (Jorg); Bernard Le Coq (General Audebert); Ian Richardson (Bishop); Thomas Schmauser (Le Kronprinz). Please contact SFC to add other cast members and characters.
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