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Director: Freddie Francis

Starring: Robert Hutton, Jennifer Jayne, Zia Mohyeddin, Bernard Kay, Michael Gough

Running Time: 85 minutes

Certificate: PG

Extras: None

Synopsis: A group of scientists investigating an irregular meteor shower in a rural area become possessed by an alien force with mysterious motives. Only Dr Curtis Temple (Hutton) is immune to possession due to a metal plate implanted in his head, so he is naturally selected to investigate.

This quaint British science fiction story, not to be confused with They Came From Outer Space (1953), was originally unveiled in 1967, and is one of several classics being re-released as part of Amicus Productions’ fiftieth birthday celebration. It features some of the most endearing, though stilted, performances you are likely to see in a feature film. It also boasts two of Britain’s most cherished actors: Bernard Kay, who regularly appeared in Doctor Who under various guises and Michael Gough, perhaps best »

- Martin Daniel McDonagh

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