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A group of people converge on a barren Arctic island. 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. Could the fortune in buried Nazi gold be the key to the mystery? Donald Sutherland and Vanessa Redgrave investigate. Written by
Jonathon Dabell <J.D.@pixie.ntu.ac.uk>
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Up there with Where Eagles Dare, But where is the DVD?
Alistair McClean's Bear Island is a highly action packed thriller set in the Arctic circle where an international scientific team are conducting the usual experiments. all is not what it seems as some of the team are being killed in mysterious circumstances, there is a superb subplot typical of McClean which involves a hidden Nazi U-Boat full of gold! the cast is mostly all - star for starters you've heroic Donald Sutherland his love interest -Vannesa Redgrave, the ever brilliant Christopher Lee convincing as a polish scientist, comic relief and ex-navy diver Lloyd Bridges, baddie or not baddie Richard Widmark. Alistair McClean's Bear Island is criminally unseen the last time i saw this highly entertaining thriller was probably more than ten years ago! on ITV i recall watching it it probably edited for violence as most posters on this site mention, in the time that has passed several film adaptations of McClean have been released except this and it should be released it's still out there on deleted VHS format too bad it really needs to be seen in 2:35:1 widescreen it's terrible watching anything in pan and scan you are really watching one half of the frame! hopefully Columbia will release this soon
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