Mr. Christmas

 

Year: 2012
Country: USA
Run Time: 15 minutes

Every Christmas, Bruce Mertz lights up the neighborhood with the 50,000 lights covering his house. For decades he's obsessively added to his display, creating beautiful, towering fixtures that people travel across the country to see. In this offbeat, touching portrait, we learn what drives him, and discover how a kid who grew up on a farm with no electricity became Mr. Christmas.

Shorts Program
Independent Shorts Program 2

Director
Nick Palmer

Producers
Nick Palmer & Amanda Treyz

Cinematography
Amanda Treyz

Editing
Nick Palmer

Principal Cast
Bruce Metz, Randy Riel

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