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Bear Island (1979, U.K./Canada)

Studio: Sony Pictures Releasing
Rating: PG
Running time: 118 minutes
Available format: DVD, 16mm

Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee and Lloyd Bridges star in this 1979 British-Canadian thriller based on Alistair MacLean’s novel, Bear Island. Don Sharp (Rasputin: The Mad Monk, The Devil-Ship Pirates) directs. An international scientific expedition from the UN heads to the barren Arctic Bear Island to study climate change. However, the island was also home to a German U-boat base during World War II, and as accidents begin to accumulate amongst the party, scientist Frank Lansing (Donald Sutherland) realises that some of his colleagues are after a shipment of gold aboard a U-boat.

16mm print in great condition – fantastic colour. Cinemascope.