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Sharpe's Eagle (1993)

Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents, and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle. When the South Essex loses its colors (its ... See full summary »

Director:

Tom Clegg

Writers:

Eoghan Harris, Bernard Cornwell (based on the novel by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Bean ... Sharpe
Brian Cox ... Hogan
Daragh O'Malley ... Harper
Assumpta Serna ... Teresa
Michael Cochrane ... Sir Henry Simmerson
David Troughton ... Wellesley
Martin Jacobs Martin Jacobs ... Lawford
Katia Caballero Katia Caballero ... Josefina
Michael Mears Michael Mears ... Cooper
John Tams John Tams ... Hagman
Jason Salkey ... Harris
Paul Trussell Paul Trussell ... Tongue
Lyndon Davies Lyndon Davies ... Perkins
Gavan O'Herlihy ... Leroy
David Ashton David Ashton ... Lennox
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Storyline

Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents, and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle. When the South Essex loses its colors (its regimental flag), Sharpe vows to save the honor of the regiment by capturing a French Imperial standard: an eagle. Written by Kathy Li

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UK

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English | Spanish | French

Release Date:

12 May 1993 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Crimea, Ukraine See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The book Sharpe's Eagle was the first published Sharpe novel, although chronically it is eighth in the series. See more »

Goofs

A number of the South Essex are equipped with French rather than British muskets. Both sides would often pick up equipment from the enemy if it was of better quality, for example weapons and packs. See more »

Quotes

Berry: [attacking Sharpe] This is going to hurt quite a bit, old boy.
Patrick Harper: So will this, old boy.
[kills Berry]
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Connections

Followed by Sharpe's Waterloo (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Over the Hills and Far Away
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Traditional
Lyrics adapted by John Tams
Performed by John Tams
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Good Film
21 September 2018 | by Rainey-DawnSee all my reviews

I've never read any of Bernard Cornwell's books but I can say the Sharpe film series is well worth watching.

In this episode Sharpe vows to restore the regiment's honour by capturing a French Imperial standard: the Eagle.

7/10


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