The Eagle Has Landed Movie Review Summary

Actors: Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland, Robert Duvall

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In November of 1943, a crack team of German paratroopers, lead by Kurt Steiner and aided by IRA gunman Liam Devlin, land in south-eastern England. Their mission: To kidnap Winston Churchill from a local mansion where he is relaxing and bring him back to England...or die trying. All goes well until one of the paratroopers dies while rescuing a village girl and his German uniform is revealed. Steiner and his men soon finding themselves facing off against American Army Rangers. Despite, the defeat of his men, Steiner is able to get to the mansion and into an encounter that could change the course of the war.
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This movie is from the novel by Jack Higgins.
The review of this Movie prepared by Matthew W. Kresal

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Special Forces Specific to    -   WW II

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   German


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Germany    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   fort/military installation    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Kind of violence:    -   land battles    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   crushed    -   flamed    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15 Is this movie based on a    -   book

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