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A group of mercenaries is hired to spring Rudolf Hess from Spandau Prison in Berlin.

Director:

Peter R. Hunt (as Peter Hunt)

Writers:

Daniel Carney (novel), Reginald Rose (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Glenn ... John Haddad
Barbara Carrera ... Kathy Lukas
Edward Fox ... Alex Faulkner
Laurence Olivier ... Rudolf Hess
Robert Webber ... Robert McCann
Robert Freitag Robert Freitag ... Stroebling
Kenneth Haigh ... Col. Reed-Henry
Stratford Johns ... Mustapha El Ali
Derek Thompson ... Hourigan
Paul Antrim Paul Antrim ... Murphy
John Terry ... Michael
Ingrid Pitt ... Hooker
Patrick Stewart ... Russian General
Michael Harbour Michael Harbour ... KGB Man
David Lumsden David Lumsden ... Joseph
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A group of mercenaries is hired to spring Rudolf Hess from Spandau Prison in Berlin.

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Country:

UK | Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 October 1985 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Wildgänse II See more »

Filming Locations:

Spandau prison, Berlin, Germany See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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According to Ingrid Pitt's personal website, Pitt, who did not have any scenes in this movie with acting legend Sir Laurence Olivier, did however have dinner with him during the shoot, saying that Olivier was "very old, and frail by this time, but very gallant." See more »

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Soundtracks

Berliner Luft
Music by Paul Lincke (uncredited)
Performed by the Musikkorps der Polizei Berlin
Courtesy of EMI Electrola GmbH
Publisher Apollo Verlag GmbH
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More interesting than people say it is.
13 July 2002 | by gridoonSee all my reviews

If you're expecting lots of action and gunplay, don't bother; you'll surely be disappointed. The movie focuses more on intrigue and endless spy games. The complicated story maintains interest throughout, but ultimately it's all for naught. Still, there is a sly performance by Edward Fox to be enjoyed (if you can stand his deliberately curious accent!) (**)


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