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Phase IV

A film that has slowly acquired cult status, graphic designer Saul Bass’s sole film as director is a relatively early eco parable with sci-fi horror elements in which an unspecified cosmic event has caused plagues of ants to behave erratically. A scientific team are charged with investigating…

A box office failure that was butchered by uncomprehending distributors (a final montage, cut to music by Stomu Yamashta was extracted), the film is a visual tour de force.