The Flight of the Eagle (1982)
2h 25min · Adventure, Biography, Drama · 26 August 1982
The Swedish 19th century engineer S. A. Andrée sets out to become the first man on the north pole. His idea is to launch a polar expedition using a hydrogen balloon, together with two friends. The balloon, "The Eagle", takes off from Svalbard in 1897, but the three men are not heard of again.
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Director(s): Jan TroellCast: Max von Sydow, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Göran Stangertz