Bear Island (1979) -
Producer Peter Snell
A 1979 British-Canadian thriller based on the novel by Alistair MacLean. Directed by Don Sharp and starring Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee and Lloyd Bridges. A UN expedition of scientists from different countries come to barren arctic Bear Island to study climate change. However, several of them turn out to be more interested in the fact that there was a German U-boat base on the island during World War II. American scientist Frank Lansing (Donald Suther- land, has come because his father was a U-boat commander who died there, and as accidents start to decimate the expedition he begins to realise that some of his colleagues are after the shipment of gold aboard the now derelict U-boat.

Bear Island (1979)