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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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David L. Williams

Writers:

Neil Warhurst (story and screenplay), David L. Williams
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rhys Thomas ... Brian Tongue
Stephen Mangan ... Mark Bark Jones
Mark Benton ... Graham
Rosie Cavaliero ... Sandra
Alexander Skarsgård ... Terje
Helen Baxendale ... Becky
Lars Arentz-Hansen ... Ketil
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patrick Baladi ... Robert
Bill Baxendale Bill Baxendale ... Grandad in supermarket
Kay Burley ... Newsreader
Elizabeth Croft Elizabeth Croft ... Summer
Kevin Donovan Kevin Donovan ... Photographer
Christian Gill Christian Gill ... Well Wisher 1
Jane How Jane How ... Mrs. Bark Jones
James McNeill James McNeill ... Canadian Reporter
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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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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A nagy vega sarktúra See more »

Filming Locations:

Greenland See more »

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Rhys Thomas was paid to spit into Stephen Mangan's mouth eight times. See more »

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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 9 February 2010 (2010) See more »

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Great Film, a hilarious and surprising journey. Yes you can be a revolutionary!
26 October 2009 | by thethingsidouSee all my reviews

I had the advantage of seeing this film at the Fort Lauderdale Film Festival yesterday and it was wonderful. A must see movie. A boys adventure with two misfits taking on a serious subject matter (Global Warming). Lightheartedly challenging all of us to do something about the way we live to bring attention to the ill-effects of climate change whether it be big or small. Have you ever gotten on you hat-box about an issue and wanted to do something about it but never did? Well here's an inspirational example of two guys nervously following there gut and making us all laugh while doing so. Saving the planet isn't easy so "Don't be Impotent" "Be Important". Go on now see the film!


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