Mike is getting out of prison after serving four years for a bank robbery. Bona is arranging the party of all parties for him: a Christmas party.
|乔玛·汤米拉 (Jorma Tommila)||饰||Bona Merenkylä|
|Antti Reini||饰||Mike Merenkylä|
|拉诺·朱沃南 (Rauno Juvonen)||饰||Joukka|
|Sari Havas||饰||Lea - Bonan vaimo|
|出品公司||Seppä Callahanin Filmimaailma Oy|
|发行公司||Seppä Callahanin Filmimaailma (1996) (Theatrical) (Finland)|
|Forum Film (1997) (VHS) (Finland)|
|VLMedia (2013) (DVD) (Finland)|
|VLMedia (5-disc Ohjaajana Jari Halonen) (2015) (DVD) (Finland)|
|Yleisradio (YLE) (1997) (TV) (Finland)|
- Director Jari Halonen says that even when some aspects of the film are dramatized, it's based on a true story. The characters are real.
- The first version of the story was written as a play "Jätkät" (Guys) by Jari Halonen during his studies at the Theatre Academy of Helsinki. The play also featured actors Jorma Tommila, Rauno Juvonen and Halonen himself from the film version.
- Director Jari Halonen has stated that his Joulubileet is a "huge classic", is "touching perfection" and is among the top five "best acted films" ever made.