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L’invasione degli Ultracorpi

invasione degli ultracorpi
L’invasione degli Ultracorpi /  Don Siegel / USA / 1956 / 80 min

IN-ROOM SCREENING #1

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IN-ROOM SCREENING #2

  • Where: Sala Menna
  • When: 28/10/2021, h 19:00

Free entrance. Booking online required.

Original titleInvasion of the Body Snatchers
Italian titleL’invasione degli Ultracorpi
DirectionDon Siegel
GenreSci-fi
Year1956
NationUSA
Length80 min
ScreenplayDaniel Mainwaring, Jack Finney
CinematographyEllsworth Fredericks
EditingRobert S. Eisen
MusicCarmen Dragon
Set designTed Haworth
Special effectsMilt Rice, Don Post
Make-upEmile LaVigne, Mary Westmoreland
ProducerWalter Wanger
ProductionWalter Wanger Production
DistributionLux Film
CastKevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan, Carolyn Jones

SINOPSYS

A psychiatrist, Dr. Hill, is called to the emergency room of a California hospital, where a screaming man is being held in custody. Dr. Hill agrees to listen to his story. The man identifies himself as a doctor, and recounts, in flashback, the events leading up to his arrest and arrival at the hospital. In the nearby town of Santa Mira, Dr. Miles Bennell sees a number of patients apparently suffering from Capgras delusion—the belief that their relatives have somehow been replaced with identical-looking impostors. Returning from a trip, Miles meets his former girlfriend, Becky Driscoll, who has recently come back to town after a divorce. Becky’s cousin Wilma expresses the same fear about her Uncle Ira, with whom she lives. Psychiatrist Dr. Dan Kauffman assures Bennell that these cases are merely an “epidemic of mass hysteria”.

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