Based on the real-life events of Ian Fleming's 30 Commando during World War II this is a story which takes our heroes from the edge of defeat on the beaches of Dunkirk to the mountains of Norway on a dangerous mission behind enemy lines that, if successful, could change the course of the war. Written by
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The film, about James Bond creator Ian Fleming
's "30 Commando Unit" during the Second World War, was partially set in Norway where it shot there at Ålgård, Rogaland. Bond 24
(2015) was under consideration to film in that country too but shooting there was canceled in favor of Austria. Previously, the James Bond film Die Another Day
(2002) had utilized Norway as a filming location, with the locales of Spitsbergen, Svalbard and Jostedal Glacier National Park, Luster, Sogn og Fjordane in Norway, for ice cliffs, ice palace environs and the car chase on ice sequence. See more
In the final scenes, Bean's Thompson sub machine-gun was firing with the bolt not only not cocked but not moving with each shot. See more