Beyond the Pole started life as a radio comedy series for BBC radio 4, written and performed by Neil Warhurst and Paul Barnhill. Optioned by Shooting Pictures, Neil Warhurst then wrote the screenplay, working with Director/Producer David L Williams.
Beyond the Pole, starring Stephen Mangan (Green Wing), Rhys Thomas (The Fast Show), Alexander Skarsgard (True Blood), and Helen Baxendale (Friends), was shot on floating sea ice off the coast of Greenland.
Awards:Spirit Award nomination (Warsaw International Film Festival) World Cinema nomination & Special Jury Award Winner (Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival),
Early reviews for this indie feature include: “exceptional...a consistently enjoyable romp” EMPIRE “superb...beautifully drawn characters” EYEFORFILM “unique...a great film” BRITFLICKS "a satirical breath of fresh air" VARIETY
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