Village of the Damned

Village of the Damned
Village of the Damned

Year

1960

Duration

74 minutes

Genres

Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy

Language

English

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Synopsis

This renowned British sci-fi opens in classic fashion with the villagers of a serene English village, Midwich, all mysteriously falling asleep one bucolic summer day. Based on a novel by John Wyndham, who also wrote The Day of the Triffids, the film gives no explanations as to the goings on until a few months later when a group of extremely creepy, blond-haired children are born in the village on exactly the same day and begin to exert a frightening influence on their new surroundings. And when their eyes start to glow, the grown-ups better watch out...

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Contains moderate violence and horror.

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