The Eagle (2010)


Based on 1954 historical adventure
The Eagle of the Ninth
by Rosemary Sutcliff

In 140 AD, a young Roman centurion attempts to uncover the truth about the disappearance of his father's legion—the Ninth—in the north of Britain twenty years previously. The centurion, Marcus Aquila (Tatum), travels with a British slave, Esca (Bell), beyond Hadrian's Wall into Caledonia, where he must confront the tribes to recover the legion's eagle standard and restore his father's reputation.

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Released in February 2011

Picture of Loch Lomond, one of the film locations>>

Cast:
- Channing Tatum as centurion Marcus Aquila
- Jamie Bell as Esca, a British slave
- Donald Sutherland as Aquila, Marcus' uncle who is living retired in Britain
- Mark Strong as Guern, "an ex-soldier who holds crucial information about the Ninth"

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  1. looks good. Thanks for the heads up!

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