Eye of the Needle Poster

Release Date: 1981

DVD Release Date: January 18th, 2000

R|1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary
A ruthless German spy who goes by the name of Henry Faber (Donald Sutherland) is on his way back home from England after gathering information about the D-Day invasion for Hitler. Henry, who is actually the "Needle," a name that refers to his favorite method of killing, becomes stranded on Storm Island with Lucy (Kate Nelligan) and her husband, David (Christopher Cazenove). Lucy's strained relationship with her disabled husband leaves her vulnerable to Henry's charms.

Cast: Donald Sutherland, Kate Nelligan, Christopher Cazenove, Stephen Mackenna, Philip Martin Brown, George Lee, Arthur Lovegrove, Colin Rix

Director: Richard Marquand

Genres: Thriller

Keywords: 1940s, Intense, Pursuit, Forbidden love, Husband, Wife, Love triangle