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Quatermass and the Pit
Quatermass and the Pit

Quatermass and the Pit 1967

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Quatermass and the Pit 1967 12

97 mins United Kingdom Director. Roy Ward Baker

The film version of Nigel Kneale’s third Quatermass story boasts one of the most elaborate screenplays in British cinema. As boffins, army officers and politicians argue over a mysterious object unearthed at a London tube station, Kneale introduces and interweaves numerous narrative threads (scientific, mythic, historical, psychological, religious, etc) to intriguing and increasingly apocalyptic effect.

Directed by

Roy Ward Baker

Featuring

Andrew Keir

James Donald

Barbara Shelley

Genres

Horror Science Fiction

Collection

Contact! Sci-fi Classics Classic Horror Flipside - Cult British Cinema

Certificate

12 Contains moderate horror

Released

1967

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Hammer Film Productions

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