Based on the novel "Lie Down With Lions" RED EAGLE takes the essential elements of genre master Ken Follet's successful stories and mix up secret agents and spies with passionate love and danger from all sides in post-Cold War Asia.
It is love at first sight for Jack (Timothy Dalton) and Kate (Marg Helgenberger). But after she discovers that Jack is an agent from CIA who might be using her she turns away from him and finds love in Dr. Husak (Nigel Havers). When the couple begins to work for a humanitarian organisation in the middle of a war zone a dramatic event leads Kate to the suspicion that her husband is working for the KGB. The only hope for her and her newborn child is to flee but Jack is the only Person who might be able to help her...
Timothy "James Bond" Dalton brings emotional depth and action expertise to RED EAGLE. Marg Hegenberger ("Species", TV's "CSI"), Nigel Havers, Omar Sharif and Jürgen Prochnow also belong to the cast.
RED EAGLE is one of the most expensive event movies ever filmed and combines drama with explosive action with characters caught between love and loyalty.