|Title||:||The Flight of the Eagle|
|Language||:||Swedish, French, English|
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.
Klaus Rifbjerg (screenplay), Ian Rakoff (screenplay), Jan Troell (screenplay), Georg Oddner (screenplay), Per Olof Sundman (freely adapted from the novel by)