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Beyond the Pole, Dir David Williams, 2009

Beyond the Pole

12 Feb 201028 Feb 2010

“exceptional...a consistently enjoyable romp” Empire

“superb...beautifully drawn characters” Eye For Film

“a satirical breath of fresh air” Variety 

As the first carbon-neutral, organic and vegetarian expedition ever to attempt the North Pole, Mark (Stephen Mangan) and Brian (Rhys Thomas) have high hopes of not only doing their bit for global warming, but also getting into the Guinness Book of Records. Unfortunately, they hadn’t reckoned on the polar bears, the competitive Norwegians or on Mark’s rapidly loosening grip on reality. Funny and subversive, this is Touching the Void with laughs, Withnail and I on ice.

Read the Times interview with Helen Baxendale .

Dir David Williams, UK 2009, 87mins

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