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A simple act of kindness always sparks another, even in a frozen, faraway place. When Smeerensburg's new postman, Jesper, befriends toymaker Klaus, their gifts melt an age-old feud and deliver a sleigh full of holiday traditions.
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United StatesUnited States M
Peter Debruge
"A serviceable Christmas-themed distraction (...) Frankly, it all seems much too complicated for what it is."  NEU
United StatesUnited States M
John DeFore
The Hollywood Reporter
"An unexpected charmer (...) I contains echoes of other seasonal favorites (...) while standing completely on its own (...) [Its story] is perfectly complimented by its visual style"  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Alonso Duralde
The Wrap
"[It] has storybook charm, and the wonder lands even if the jokes don’t (...) 'Klaus' gets the sentimentality just right"  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Steven Scaife
"'Klaus' essentially becomes a metaphor for its unique and refreshing mode of expression (…) Rating: ★★★ (out of 4)"  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Nick Harley
Den of Geek
"[It offers a] visually distinctive animated entertainment that could prove enticing to kids and their parents alike (…) Rating: ★★★½ (out of 5)"  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
"The big hitch is that 'Klaus' is rarely laugh-out-loud funny with its paper-thin characters (...) What does work is the snowy, hilly luster of this bygone-era fairy tale environment"  NEU
United KingdomUnited Kingdom M
Edward Porter
The Times
"'Klaus' is reasonably well delivered. The highly cartoony visual style is nicely retro and the story’s ending is quite sweet (…) Rating: ★★★ (out of 5)"  POS
United KingdomUnited Kingdom M
Mike McCahill
The Guardian
"Solid first and third acts can’t disguise a so-so middle section stuffed with conventional story beats (…) Rating: ★★★ (out of 5)"  NEU
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