The Swedish 19th century engineer S. A. Andrée sets out to become the first man on the north pole. His idea is to launch a polar expedition using a hydrogen balloon, together with two friends. The balloon, "The Eagle", takes off from Svalbard in 1897, but the three men are not heard of again.
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En film av Jan Troell fritt efter Per Olof Sundmans roman.
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The lift-off of the balloon is the most large-scale exterior shoot ever in Swedish cinematography. See more
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