12 Deaths of Christmas

Synopsis: Based on the myth of Frau Perchta, a witch that comes on the 12 days of Christmas taking children each night.
Genre: Horror
90 min

During the 12 days before Christmas 1921...

missing children from the city of

Belgrave in the forest nearby.

They never heard of them again

and they were never found.

Except for a traumatized girl.

Her injuries were horrendous.

Her mind was gone.

She talked in riddles.

Before she died of her

catastrophic injuries...

one could only understand

her persistent shouting:

"The witch, the witch."

Just before Christmas,

in the winter of 1992...

children started to

disappear again.

This time it was five.

They were found in the same forest.

Their throat was cut.

Their bodies were left behind.

Some were buried.

The people of the village have never

processed these brutal attacks.

But they hoped that the perpetrator of these

terrible crimes, whoever or whatever...

had disappeared.

And the past 25 years...

they could live in peace.

Until now.


There are different ways,

rituals that we will study.

Who are you?

Do you have more sweets?

Guys, come on.

It is the last day before the holiday.

Do I have to read this aloud?

Do you find this funny, Kevin?

- Read for, teacher.

Please, do not.


Hi, sorry I'm disturbing.

Amy, your mother is there.

So you are free for the rest of the day.

Amy, wait a minute.


- Listen, I wanted to ask you...

whether you are my...

Want to be a girlfriend?

I have always found

you the perfect pair.

The two losers of the school.

Why do losers always like each other?

Do not say that.

- And what are you going to do about it, tough guy?

I do not want to fight you.

Leave her alone.

Guys, stop.

I really did not want to do this,

but you can both stay after.

Amy, go outside.

Your mother is waiting for you.

Come with me.

Mom, I've seen it.

I know, I'm sorry.

It was just...

I really stopped, promised.

You promised it.

- I know that.

And I keep my promises, okay?

So, you know that as always we

go to Grandpa at Christmas.

We're going to be two of us this year.

Daddy is not going.

He does not think he can come.

But it will be fun, because

we are cozy with three of us.

But why does Daddy not come?

He's just very busy

at the moment.

But we can go better...

because Grandpa is waiting for you.

Good, put your belt on.


Hello Grandpa.

Come on.

Drink this nicely.

Dad, exactly what I needed.

Take off your jacket.

She certainly did not take it well?

I have not told her yet.

How should I tell her that

just before Christmas...

her father tells me that he

spends with another woman?

Do you know that woman?

He used to teach her, apparently,

so who knows who she is.

You have to tell her.

- I know, Dad.

It's just hard.

I mean...

how did you do it?

When Mom left you, how

did you keep going?

Life was...

then very different.

That your mother took her

stuff and left that way...

actually made it...

easier for me to deal with.

I did not have to see where

she was going or with whom.

But is not it much worse

if you do not know?

That you just never know?

Wildon is not allowed to do

Amy what Mom did to me...

grow up with only one parent.

You were great porridge,

but you know what I mean.

I can only say that

I am there for you.

And I am always there for

you when you need me.

And you can stay here

as long as necessary.

Did you hear about that?

Heard it on the radio this morning.

Local boy is missing.

- Who would do something so terrible?

Amy, I really do not think

it's going to work out.

Your mother has made it quite

clear that I am not welcome.

She says she wants you to come.

She just does not dare to ask.

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