Eye of the Needle
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- Rated: R
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 51 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: January 18, 2000
- Originally Released: 1981
- Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Single Side - Single Layer
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
- Dolby Digital Mono - English
- Dolby Digital Mono - French
- Additional Release Material:
- Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
- Interactive Features:
- Interactive Menus
- Scene Access
- Additional Products:
- Collectible Behind-the-Scenes Booklet
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Donald Sutherland & Kate Nelligan|
|Performer:||Philip Brown, Christopher Cazenove, Ian Bannen & Kate Nelligan|
|Directed by||Richard Marquand|
|Story by||Ken Follett|
|Director of Photography:||Alan Hume|
"...It's a good yarn, remindful of some of Alfred Hitchcock and Fritz Lang's wartime [films]..."
"...An ambitious, energetic thriller..."
"Sutherland and Nelligan give memorably pitch-perfect performances and the island vistas are gorgeous."
Master Nazi spy Faber travels to the remote Storm Island in Scotland, where he is to await a German submarine. His assignment: provide the U-boat's officers with information about the upcoming Allied invasion of Normandy. When Faber meets Lucy, the frustrated wife of a paraplegic, he begins an affair with her.
Will Lucy figure out who Faber is and stop him from successfully completing his mission'
- Released theatrically in the USA July 24, 1981.
- Color by Technicolor.
Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
This taut thriller depicts the transformation of two unlikely lovers:
Him: A heartless Nazi killer spy whose code-name, "the Needle" probably refers to his method of killing. He is sent on assignment in England and learns top-secret information that could crush the Allied plan for D-day. But after being stranded on a remote island off the British coast, he falls in deeply love with...
Her: A neglected and shy wife who learns too late his terrible secret and must find the courage to defend herself, her child... and her country from impending doom.
Beautiflly acted by Kate Nelligand and Donald Sutherland. Don't miss this one.
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