Sunday, January 29, 2017

The Eiger Sanction (1975)

Clint Eastwood is an art history professor, mountain climber, and former assassin who was once employed by a secret United States government agency. He is blackmailed into returning to his deadly profession and do one more "sanction". He later agrees to join an international climbing team in Switzerland planning an ascent of the Eiger north face in order to complete a second sanction to avenge the murder of an old friend.

  • Clint Eastwood as Jonathan Hemlock
  • George Kennedy as Ben Bowman
  • Vonetta McGee as Jemima Brown
  • Jack Cassidy as Miles Mellough
  • Heidi Brühl as Anna Montaigne
  • Thayer David as Dragon
  • Gregory Walcott as Pope
  • Reiner Schöne as Karl Freytag
  • Michael Grimm as Anderl Meyer
  • Jean-Pierre Bernard as Jean-Paul Montaigne
Based on the 1972 novel The Eiger Sanction, by Trevanian (Rodney William Whitaker 1931-2005)

October 1972

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