Eye of the Needle Movie Review 1981

Information and Film Reviews for Eye of the Needle the Movie

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Based on Ken Follett's novel about a German spy posing as a shipwrecked sailor on a deserted English island during WWII. Lonely, sad, yet capable of terrible violence, he is stranded on an isolated island while en route to report to his Nazi commander. He becomes involved with an English woman living on the island, and begins to contemplate his role in the war.

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CBS/Fox Video, 1330 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019, Phone: (212)373-4800, Toll-free: 800-800-4369, Fax: (212)373-4803, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 112 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Mystery & Suspense, Shipwrecked, Nazis & Other Paramilitary Slugs, World War II Spies, Books to Film: Ken Follett, Trapped with a Killer!, Only the Lonely
Screenplay
Stanley Mann
Cast
Donald Sutherland, Kate Nelligan, Ian Bannen, Christopher Cazenove, Philip Brown, Stephen MacKenna, Faith Brook, Colin Rix, Alex McCrindle, John Bennett, Sam Kydd, Rik Mayall, Bill Fraser
Cinematography
Alan Hume
Director
Richard Marquand
Music
Miklos Rozsa
Producer
United Artists

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