Eye of the Needle
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Having already been seen spying for the Nazis in 1979's The Eagle Has Landed, Donald Sutherland once more infiltrates wartime England on behalf of Der Fuhrer in Eye of the Needle. Willing to kill even the most innocent of bystanders to complete his task, Sutherland manages to remain in Britain until the eve of D-Day in 1944. Discovering that the invasion is to take place on Normandy, Sutherland scurries to rendezvous with a U-boat off the treacherous Isle of Storms. His mission is thwarted by Kate Nelligan, the frustrated wife of paralyzed RAF commander Christopher Cazenove. Though having… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85%

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"A lovely thriller, a gifted and prematurely departed director."
‑ Gregory Weinkauf, New Times
"Eye of the Needle showcases the fine acting of Kate Nelligan."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"A great thriller; Sutherland is tops and Nelligan is steely."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
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