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After an errant satellite crashes to Earth near a remote New Mexico village, the recovery team discovers that everyone in town are victims of a horrible death, with the mysterious exception of an infant and an old homeless man. The survivors are brought to a state-of-the-art underground laboratory, where the puzzled scientists race against time to determine the nature of the deadly alien virus before it wreaks worldwide havoc…
Robert Wise, USA 1971, PG, 123mins
“Wise (and Crichton) concoct the most absorbing, riveting take on science fiction tempered with science fact”
The film will be preceded by a talk from Dr Izaskun Jimenez-Serra from the School of Physics and Astronomy at Queen Mary University of London, who will discuss the possibility that the very building blocks of life might be found in deep space, with far reaching implications for the origins of life on Earth.