Based on actual accounts, this film portrays the days and hours before and during the invasion of the Falkland Islands by Argentina, which eventually lead to the Falklands War. As the Argentine forces land on the main island and make their way towards Government House, the British Royal Marines batten down the hatches and prepare to defend Governer Rex Hunt, his family and their fellow islanders from the invaders. Written by
Alexander Lum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Writer-Director Stuart Urban
, as well as playing the Argentinian Commando Radio Operator, also doubled as a waddling penguin in a day for night shot inter-cut with actual penguins on the beach. See more
The annual rugby match between the incoming Royal Marine garrison and the Stanley Ladies First XV, which was to be refereed by His Excellency the Governor, has been cancelled. I can just hear the sigh of relief from Major Norman and his men.
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