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Eye of the Needle

2 Ratings: 4.0
A movie directed by Richard Marquand

A German spy washes up on a small island off the British coast and is taken in by a lonely woman whose husband was paralyzed years ago and hardly speaks to her. Her desire for sex is immediately apparent to the equally lonely spy (Sutherland), who quickly … see full wiki

Director: Richard Marquand
Release Date: 1981
MPAA Rating: R
2 reviews about Eye of the Needle
review by . November 29, 2011
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Eye of the Needle is part-espionage, part psychological thriller, part repressed love story. It's as gloomy as a rainy day. The film also is exciting, well acted and engrossing. Henry Faber (Donald Sutherland) is a ruthless, extremely competent German spy in England during WWII masquerading as an Englishman. When threatened, he's as quick to kill his landlady who discovers him at a clandestine radio as he is a fellow spy who might be captured. His preferred method is a quick, deep stiletto …
review by . December 11, 2010
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Well-made spy thriller
The year is 1944, and a German spy (code-name: "the Needle") has photos that could damage the Allies' plans for D-Day. While trying to get the photos to a U-boat, he is shipwrecked on a remote island off the coast of Scotland, which is home to a disabled man and his very lonely wife.      This movie is very intense and scary, thanks to Donald Sutherland who plays the Needle, a cold and calculating killing machine who racks up quite a body count. He's …
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