For award-winning, internationally-acclaimed author Rosemary Sutcliff (1920-92). By Anthony Lawton: godson, cousin & literary executor. Rosemary Sutcliff wrote historical fiction, children's literature and books, films, TV & radio, including The Eagle of the Ninth, Sword at Sunset, Song for a Dark Queen, The Mark of the Horse Lord, The Silver Branch, The Lantern Bearers, Dawn Wind, Blue Remembered Hills.
3 thoughts on “Film The Eagle, by Kevin MacDonald, based on Rosemary Sutcliff’s best-selling novel of children’s and young adult’s fiction literature and historical fiction shown again on UK Film 4 last night”
The hero of the whole production is cinematographer Anthony Dodd Mantle.
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Yes it is fantastic cinematography, not sufficiently acknowledged….
That film wasn’t half bad, but i managed to get a copy of the BBC one done in 1977 and it’s much better ImhO.