Invasion [film]

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Film (1966). Merton Park/AIP. Directed by Alan Bridges. Written by Roger Marshall, based on a story by Robert Holmes. Cast includes Lyndon Brook, Valerie Gearon, Edward Judd and Yoko Tani. 82 minutes. Black and white.

This interesting UK film tells of two humanoid aliens who crash-land on Earth outside a country hospital. It turns out that one is a prisoner of the other. Further aliens, members of an extraterrestrial police force, arrive and demand that the hospital doctor hand over the prisoner; when their request is refused they place an impenetrable Force Field around the hospital, but are finally outwitted by the protective doctor. Bridges creates a powerfully strange atmosphere despite a very small budget. [JB/PN]

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