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Bear Island [1979]

Bear Island [1979]

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Snell said "He complained of no continuity" with the previous films "but with me he's close to being a partner. Founded in 1985, Whistlestop sells new and secondhand books in all categories and a wide variety of sidelines, from magazines to puzzles, literary t-shirts to cds and dvds, from totes to local honey. One of their colleagues already on the island has gone missing (murdered you understand), it will become apparent later that he is a Norwegian intelligence operative. Denn was als Forschungsreise beginnt, entpuppt sich vor Kamin eines kleinen arktischen Hüttendorfs als Sabotagekrimi! K. which is rather ridiculous considering that this is a made in Canada feature though I’m glad I did as it was fun to check it out after far too many years.

We know Sutherland isn't the bad guy because he is the hero, but his father was a U-Boat captain who died on the island. Goodnight Vienna’ is a repeated line here; it’s very much part of both British and Scottish vernacular as a phrase that means that the lights have, in some figurative way, gone out. Lansing and Rubin disobey instructions and venture into the area near the U-boat base but someone triggers an avalanche using explosive charges, killing Rubin. Lansing and Smithy decide to go to the NATO base for help, and although their snowmobile is sabotaged they both survive the explosion. A curious thing to say about a film that threw in an avalanche or a U-boat stuffed with Nazi corpses, but it was very ho-hum.

It stars Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee, Lloyd Bridges, Bruce Greenwood, Candace O'Connor and was distributed by United Artists.

It doesn't take us long to discover that on board one of the abandoned U-boats is a the stuff to give "Goldfinger' a wet dream - and someone amongst them is determined to secure it. MacLean’s world of derring-do simply wasn’t cutting it at the box office anymore, not really his fault, but tastes change and his efforts were a casualty of that shift towards different ways of telling stories and indeed different stories.

At the burial of his father, Smithy and Lechinski, Lansing achieves some form of closure and embraces Lindquist. Not that you had much of a chance to hear it, as his character wound up vanishing early on, before even establishing himself as a possible suspect for the evildoers behind the apparent sabotage of the scientists’ investigation. I think if we cut some of the character interaction and just played it for speed and thrills it might have made more money. Read all On the remote Norwegian Bear Island, used as a submarine base by the Germans during World War II, U.

My sister got into this film years ago as its one she would always sit down with our grandparents to watch and about the only "oldie" she would actually sit still during. MacLean can certainly capture claustrophobia and a paranoia in his writing but often that – and the pace of his stories – fails to translate. the protagonist, is wholly non-believable, whether conversing with others or fist-fighting the bad guys. This censorship severely interferes with the plot, as it is crucial to the novel to understand the motives of captain Lansing. The crew's doctor, Marlowe, finds himself enmeshed in a violent, multi-layered plot in which very few of the persons aboard are whom they claim to be.They have their reasons for being there but when a series of mysterious accidents and murders take place, a whole lot of darker motives become apparent. We're delighted to be working on an international picture", said second unit director Alan Simmonds. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License and the GFDL; additional terms may apply. By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Policy.



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