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Guy X (2005)

R  |   |  Comedy, War  |  14 October 2005 (UK)
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A black comedy set in 1979, about a soldier mistakenly posted to an Arctic military base.

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Lavone
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Petri (as Hilmir Snær Gudnason)
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A black comedy set in 1979, about a soldier mistakenly posted to an Arctic military base.

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Comedy | War

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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The characters continually refer to their station as a "base." In the Army, they are called "posts", never "bases." See more »

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References The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) See more »

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A Fifth of Beethoven
Written by Walter Murphy
Performed by Crispin Taylor and Toby Baker
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It ain't no M.A.S.H!
4 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is an interesting military comedy about a G.I. (Jason Biggs) who is misassigned to Greenland instead of Hawaii. What is even worse, it that he is supposed to be a Public Information Officer, and the CO (Jeremy Northam) wants a newspaper.

Being that I have been on remote bases (Hofn Iceland) and have also produced a base newspaper as an extra duty, it was of interest to me. The cinematography was outstanding, although it was actually Iceland in the film, not Greenland.

Biggs (American Pie), Northam (Gosford Park, Happy Texas), and Natascha McElhone (Solaris, Ronin) all gave good performance that kept you interested, but not completely satisfied. Biggs certainly enhanced his credibility as an actor in this film.

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