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Bear Island [1979]

Bear Island [1979]

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They developed the project for several of months in the mid 1970s but Snell was unable to raise finance. Richard Widmark ("Otto") heads up a group of scientists on the eponymous island that was formerly used as a Nazi submarine base. Ikonisch besetzter Arktisthriller, der den kalten Krieg im weißen Niemandsland - der Bäreninsel - aufleben lässt.

During the movie their pistols passes to another hands including Frank Lansing ( Donald Sutherland) and Paul Hartman ( Lawrence Dane). Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee, Barbara Parkins, Lloyd Bridges, Lawrence Dane, Patricia Collins, Michael J.

Gewiss nicht der spannenste Thriller, dennoch schön in Kälte eingewattet und auf Rätselsuche (U-Boot, zweiter Weltkrieg) sogar etwas Adventure-Feeling ausstrahlend. While not as iconic as Ice Station Zebra, Bear Island is one of the last good MacLean adaptations and the top-notch cast keep things watchable to the bitter end. We're delighted to be working on an international picture", said second unit director Alan Simmonds. Bear Island sags in the mid-section, but pulls itself together for a fairly dramatic race and chase finale from Vic Armstrong that pays off in a final unmasking of the no-gooder.

The downside of this professionalism is that some viewers might be skeptical that they actually pulled this off. Not sure why I wouldn’t have seen this when it was first released…it’s just the type of movie I would’ve checked out that year, when I started going to the walking-distance multiplex regularly and catching at least a movie a week. Most notably, the view of the captain Lansing's cabin presents the captain's corpse being handcuffed to bulkhead and another corpse sitting by the desk. G. Wells Kurt Vonnegut Lee Child Loren Eiseley Louise Erdrich Louise Penny Lovecraft and Howard Malcolm X Margaret Atwood Marianne Moore and Her World Mo Willems Neil Gaiman Norman Mailer Octavia Butler Pat LaMarche and the Charles Bruce Foundation P. Boom in Canadian Film Making Hits Snag: Explosion in Canadian Movies Stuck With the Movie 'A Necessary Shakeup' Begging for Distribution Shortage of Producers' ".

Aside from that, there wasn’t much inspired about Bear Island, throwing in fist fights and grappling as if it had been sponsored by some wrestling group, and when that palled, adding explosions, swiftly becoming the ideal way of waking up a dozing audience who had been lulled into a soothing state of mind by the lack of any real drama in what was happening. This movie was intended as the first in a series of Alistair MacLean adaptations, which would have included "El Dorado", "Athabasca", "Night Without End", and "The Way to Dusty Death". That the actual explanation and bad guys were such a cliché by that stage did little to endear the film to viewers in 1979, but now they come across as staples of the sort of thriller that you can waste time with on the small screen, only with perhaps more novelty thanks to it being a more relatively modern project, and in colour to boot.

Die besten Momente entstehen freilich wenn nächtens ENDLICH der Stromgenerator EXPLODIERT, der gewaltige Funkturm umstürzt und das (Schnee-) Chaos ausbricht.Sign up to unlock our digital magazines and also receive the latest news, events, offers and partner promotions. Read all On the remote Norwegian Bear Island, used as a submarine base by the Germans during World War II, U. At the burial of his father, Smithy and Lechinski, Lansing achieves some form of closure and embraces Lindquist.



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