Flight of the Eagle
- 2 hr 20 min
Flight of the Eagle is an adventure biography film that was released in 1982. The film tells the story of a man by the name of S. A. Andrée who planned to become the first man to go to the North Pole. The plan involved taking a hydrogen filled balloon. The film explores whether this was a feasible idea. It looks at such things as previous balloon adventures, and explores if expedition even had a real plan to return to their native Sweden. The film then explores the legacy of the three men who set off in the balloon never to return.