Girl Tribe Recommends: Movies
By Natalia Kochut
Noelle: What Happens When Santa Runs Away?
The Disney movie, Noelle, starring Anna Kendrick, depicts what happens when Santa catches a case of cold feet. Noelle, Santa’s sister, attempts to find and rescue her brother from Aspen, and return him to the North Pole before Christmas.
Noelle spends most of her life searching for her purpose. As Santa’s sister, her role is to bring joy with festive holiday cards and cheer. When the pressure of being Santa is too much for her brother, she recommends a vacation. Soon she finds that Santa has vanished right before Christmas and Noelle is blamed for the misfortune! After her brother resigns as Santa, the people of the North Pole face a new dilemma: can Santa be a girl?
This heartwarming holiday movie not only depicts Christmas spirit with a modern spin, but emphasizes that girls can do anything they put their minds to.