Ingenjör Andrées luftfärd (1982) AKA The Flight of the Eagle

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.

Director: Jan Troell.
Stars: Max von Sydow, Göran Stangertz, Sverre Anker, Clément Harari, Eva von Hanno, Lotta Larsson, Jan-Olof Strandberg, Henric Holmberg, Ulla Sjöblom, Mimi Pollak, Cornelis Vreeswijk, Ingvar Kjellson, Bruno Sörwing. AKA The Flight of the Eagle

1983 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Film.
1982 Venice Film Festival – Nominated for the Golden Lion,



  1. Michael
    March 17, 2019

    a great film. A must for all. Thanks Jon

  2. Betsy-B
    March 20, 2019

    Much grateful, Jon!

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