Ingenjör Andrées Luftfärd (The Flight of the Eagle)
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Ingenjör Andrées Luftfärd (The Flight of the Eagle)
Based on the novel by Per Olaf Sundman, Ingenjör Andrées Luftfärd (Flight of the Eagle) tells the real-life story of a Swedish engineer's attempted expedition to the North Pole in a hot air balloon. Jan Troell directs this over two-hour adventure drama set in 1897. Max Von Sydow stars as Salomon August Andrée, the engineer who leads the tragic journey in a balloon called The Ornen (The Eagle). He is accompanied by explorers Nils Strindberg (Goran Stangertz) and Knut Fraenkel (Sverre Anker Ousdal). Ingenjör Andrées Luftfärd was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film in the 1983 Academy… More

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"Jan Troell's historical tale was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Oscar."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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