Eagle Has Landed: Special Edition: 2DVD £2.99 + Free Delivery @ HMV
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Eagle Has Landed: Special Edition: 2DVD £2.99 + Free Delivery @ HMV

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Found 15th Jul 2009
John Sturges's adaptation of Jack Higgins's best-selling suspense novel stars Michael Caine as Nazi Col. Kurt Steiner. When the Nazi high command learns in late 1943 that Winston Churchill will be spending time at a country estate in Norfolk, it hatches an audacious scheme to kidnap the prime minister and spirit him to Germany for enforced negotiations with Der Fuhrer. Heinrich Himmler (Donald Pleasence) assigns Col. Max Radl (Robert Duvall) to mastermind the operaton. He enlists the aid of Steiner, who has been imprisoned for subordination and is awaiting sentence, by offering him a chance to save his life. Liam Devlin (Donald Sutherland), an IRA lifer who hates the British, also signs on for the mission. Steiner and his commando team parachute into the small village of Sudley disguised as Polish soldiers and appear to the populace to be paratroopers running through exercises. As they await the arrival of Churchill, one of the commandos rescues a boy from drowning in a nearby river, inadvertently revealing his Nazi colours in the process. Steiner realises that some changes will have to made in his timetable. THE EAGLE HAS LANDED is an enjoyable Alistair MacLean-like mission impossible, ably served by Sturges and a stellar cast.
Double Disc Set - Contains Theatrical & Extended Cut Of The Films
Disc One: Extended Cut - Special Features
Interviews With Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland & Director John Sturgess
Widescreen
Dolby Digital
Languages - English
Region 2/PAL/Colour
Extended Cut Running Time 145 Minutes
Disc Two: Theatrical Cut - Special Features
Theatrical Trailer
Location Reports: AV Today & Film Night
Stills Gallery
Biographies
Widescreen
Dolby Digital 5.1
Languages - English
Region 2/PAL/Colour
Theatrical Cut Running Time 131 Minutes

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It has been spotted in The Works stores recently for 99p.
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