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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.
- Roy Ward Baker
- Andrew KeirJames DonaldBarbara Shelley
- HorrorScience Fiction
- Contains moderate horror
- United Kingdom
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Featuring Andrew Keir
Featuring James Donald
Directed by Roy Ward Baker
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