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An Ungentlemanly Act (1992)

| History, War | TV Movie
Royal Marines defend Government House from Argentine invaders during the events that triggered the Falklands War.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Governor Rex Hunt
Mavis Hunt
Dick Baker
James Warrior ...
Don Bonner
Tony Hunt
Elizabeth Bradley ...
Kate Spiro ...
Connie Baker
Holly Barker ...
Baker Girl #1
Baker Girl #2
Maj. Garry Noott
Maj. Mike Norman
Cpl. 'Geordie' Gill
Marine Wilcox
Richard Graham ...
Cpl. Armour
Matthew Ashforde ...
Marine Farnworth


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 <aj_lum@bigpond.com>

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At the time of release and screening - the real Sir Rex Hunt wrote a letter of complaint to the producers correcting them on matters that they had either omitted or misrepresented. See more »


Rex Hunt: Time to surrender, Jim.
Jim Fairfield: Fuck off, sir!
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References Fawlty Towers (1975) See more »


A Life on the Ocean Wave
by Henry Russell
Performed by The Band of the Royal Marines
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True to life, realistic and a great film alround
4 February 2004 | by (Liverpool, England) – See all my reviews

Even if you never never heard of the Falklands War of 1982, you really need to watch this film. It was all filmed in and around Government House, Port Stanley in the Falkland Islands..

The film is fantastic, very authentic even down to the weapons used at the time.. Some great one liners, great dialogue and good action.

I highly recommend this movie! 5/5

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