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Ingenjör Andrées luftfärd
Flight of the Eagle
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TitleFlight of the Eagle
Swedish titleIngenjör Andrées luftfärd
Prod Year1982
DirectorJan Troell
WriterGeorg Oddner, Ian Rakoff, Klaus Rifbjerg, Jan Troell, Novel by Per Olof Sundman
Director of photographyJan Troell
ProducerJörn Donner
CastMax von Sydow, Göran Stangertz, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Clément Harari, Eva von Hanno, Lotta Larsson, Jan-Olof strandberg, Henric Homberg, Ulla Sjöblom, Mimi Pollak, Cornelis Vreeswijk, Ingvar Kjellson, Bruno Sörwing, Åke Wihlney, Berto Marklund, Knut Husebø, Allan Schulman ...
PlotIngenjör 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
AwardsAcademy Awards 1983
Nominated for an Oscar, Best Foreign Language Film

Venice Film Festival 1982
Pasinetti Award, Best Actor, Max von Sydow
Prod companyBold Productions
Co-ProducerGöran Setterberg
Co-production companyAdnorsk, Bold Productions, Norsk Film, Polyphon Film-und Fernsehgesellschaft, SVT Drama, Svensk Filmindustri (SF)
DistributorSvensk Filmindustri (SF)
MunicipalitiesKalix, Piteå
Spec locationsThe arctic ice scenes were shot in the Gulf of Bothnia, Baltic Sea