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Christmas at Uni Survival Guide Part 3 – Top 6 Festive Films to watch

Being at university during the Christmas holiday can be hard so Counselling, Health and Wellbeing have created a series of blog posts to help you get rid of your winter blues and make the festive season a time of fun, relaxation and good memories …

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Part 3. Top 6 Festive Films to watch

 

In no particular order, these are some fantastic Christmas films that we believe all deserve 5 stars.

 

1. Elf

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An unusually large elf is alienated from the elf community, so goes to the US to find out his true identity. A heart-warming and very funny festive story.

 

2. Home Alone

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An 8-year-old boy’s family accidentally flies to France without him, leaving him alone at Christmas to inventively fend off some unexpected visitors.

 

3. The Snowman

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This winter classic follows a young boy who befriends a snowman and is taken on an animated adventure. The silent story features the beautiful song Walking in the Air, performed by Welshman Aled Jones.

 

4. Love Actually

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A British comedy classic featuring an all-star cast. It follows the lives of 8 people in their quest for love at Christmas and is both hilarious and touching.

 

5. Wallace and Gromit

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This series of stop-motion animations feature an inventor, his dog, and their adventures gone wrong as they blunder through life together.

 

6. Miracle on 34th Street

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This story follows Kris Kringle, the real Santa Claus, who is working as a department story Santa. He tries to make a little girl’s Christmas wish come true, but is faced with doubt and has to stand trial as no one believes he is Santa.

 

For advice and support this winter please don’t hesitate to contact us Counselling, Health & Wellbeing Team.
Season’s greetings
Sarah & Will, Student Interns

 

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