What begins with the discovery of curious remains on the site of an London Underground line extension unfurls to challenge the entire accepted history of the human race – and threatens to end it.

Quite possibly Kneale’s greatest and most influential achievement, teeming with ideas and brilliant storytelling flourishes, his remarkable Fifties TV serial was adapted into this stone-cold classic Sixties feature film. Complete with a script adaptation by Kneale himself, it stars Hammer regular Keir as the beleaguered Professor Quatermass.

123 minutes


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Great Britain

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