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Invasion (1965)

An alien spaceship crashes near a rural hospital. When the alien is taken to the hospital, a mysterious force field suddenly appears around it.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Mike Vernon
... Leader of the Lystrians (as Yoko Tani)
Valerie Gearon ... Claire Harland
... Carter
... The Lystrian (as Eric Young)
... Nurse Lim
... Major Muncaster
... Blackburn
... Police Sergeant Draycott
Ann Castle ... Sister Evans
John Tate ... Dundy
Jean Lodge ... Barbara Gough
Ann Martin ... Sister Kelly
Tony Wall ... Ted
Peter Thomas ... Harry
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An alien spaceship crashes near a rural hospital. When the alien is taken to the hospital, a mysterious force field suddenly appears around it.

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October 1965 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Eisvoli apo to diastima  »

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This is the only known film storyline written by Robert Holmes, a prolific scriptwriter for British television during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. See more »

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When Mike Vernon returns to the supposedly overheating hospital, his breath is clearly visible as he emerges from the sewer. See more »

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Featured in Son of Svengoolie: Invasion (1965) (1980) See more »

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The invisible wall
10 April 2008 | by See all my reviews

Made with a shoestring budget ,without stars (at least unknown to me),with very few special effects (Ed Wood style),the story takes place in a hospital where an E.T. (who looks like an Asian person)is cured.We learn he was actually a prisoner and that pretty soon,"the others" are going to take him away.An invisible wall -which is very economical in the end!-surrounds the clinic and the temperature rises and makes the staff sweat.

Shot in black and white ,it is a curious little film ,more MTV style than a flick for movie theaters.An Asian nurse has been added for good measure.


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