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The Flight of the Eagle 1982

  • August 26, 1982
  • 134 mins
  • Jan Troell
  • Swedish

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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