USA Film Festival & Angelika Film Center present Sci-Fi Summer Movie Series: Village of the Damned
USA Film Festival & Angelika Film Center will present a Sci-Fi Summer Movie Series. For this fun, big-screen series, the festival has picked some of their favorite films from the past five decades that rightly deserve classic status, several of which were overlooked at the time of their release.
- Village of the Damned: After all the residents (human and animal) of the quaint English village of Midwich go mysteriously unconscious for four hours one day, all of the women of child-bearing age awake to find that they are pregnant. When 12 otherworldly children are subsequently born - all on the same day - the fun really begins. The wonderful George Sanders gets to play a sympathetic and heroic character for a change and he does it with terrific grace as the children's chief advocate. Faithfully adapted by German director Wolf Rilla from John Wyndham's spooky novel (The Midwich Cuckoos) in gorgeous black and white, this eerie classic still has the power to chill, and the last scene will have you holding your breath.
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