A black comedy set in 1979, about a soldier mistakenly posted to an Arctic military base.

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Sgt. Irene Teal
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Col. Woolwrap
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Lavone
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Petri (as Hilmir Snær Gudnason)
Harry Standjofski ...
Chaplain Brank
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Slim
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Genteen (as Donny Falsetti)
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Vord
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Philly
Mariah Inger ...
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Einar Sigurðsson ...
Inuit (as Einar Sigurdsson)
Nelson Balderrama ...
Pissing Inuit
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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 C-47 transport plane that flies in and out of the camp was retired from Air Force service in 1975, four years before the setting of the movie. 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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Comedy? Thriller?
16 June 2006 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This film is about a military man being mistakenly posted to a Greenland base.

The problem with this film is that it tries to be comedy, thriller and mystery all at one time. The end result is that it does not succeed in any of the genres. It started off as light hearted, such as the mosquito combat right at the beginning. However, after that it became more and more serious. In the end, we are supposed to get emotional. However, I did not feel this way at all.

It was probably because of the strange accent used by some of the characters as well. I had trouble understanding what they say.

I think it could have been a good film, if it could stick to just one genre.


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