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Beyond the Pole (2009)

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A quirky, moving and very funny tale of two friends that set out on a heroic trip to the North Pole only to discover that before they can become heroes, they must first become men.

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A quirky, moving and very funny tale of two friends that set out on a heroic trip to the North Pole only to discover that before they can become heroes, they must first become men.

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Two friends, one planet, no hope!

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The actors were fed porridge 3 times a day with bits of ham thrown in at no extra charge to keep morale up. See more »

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Laugh out loud funny
19 February 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

David L Williams has directed such a funny and in places touching movie. It does have a message, but it wears it lightly thanks to the excellent script, direction and a superb cast of British and Norwegian comic actors.

The film has an excellent soundtrack and a very witty script, but in the end the film's biggest strength is its excellent cast of British comic actors headed by Stephen Mangan and Rhys Thomas who are superb.

Very rarely does a whole cinema laugh huge belly laughs but this was the case at the ICA last night. One of the best films I've seen all year - my tummy muscles are still aching from all of the laughing I did last night. Go and see this...


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