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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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Great British comedy that works on several levels
30 March 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film is a great comedy and the characters are really well written, their interaction makes the film work. It's roots in radio comedy are a positive strength in the depiction of the characters, there is a great cast too. This sends up several of the 'adventure documentaries' that are currently prevalent on the TV. It also puts across the environmental message regarding global warming, but not in a 'tub-thumping' way. There are several scenes that I am sure are very like the real life experiences of people who do this sort of thing and the pressure of spending a lot of time, with a limited amount of people, in a fight for survival boils over several time in some hilarious scenes. This is a great film, carefully crafted. If you get the chance to see it with a Q&A make sure you take it, we saw it at Wells and David L. Williams was brilliant, very interesting and open, his passion for film-making and this film in particular is very clear and infectious.


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