The brutality of modern society is fast encroaching on the picturesque seaside town of Weymouth. American tourist Simon Wells (Macdonald Carey) is looking for a relaxing holiday but he is mugged by the psychopathic King (Oliver Reed) and his gang of thugs. Wells escapes with Kings sister, Joanie (Shirley Anne Field), and they stumble upon a sinister establishment where nine ice-cold children are being subjected to a horrifying experiment. The shadowy authorities control of the base will stop at nothing to safeguard their secret, but it is the mysterious children... who will doom them all... Special Features: Photo Gallery 24-page illustrated booklet This Official UK DVD is Region 2,4,5 [show more]
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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play. In England, a young American falls in love with the sister of a sadistic and lecherous motorcycle gang leader who despises the American. The couple takes refuge from the gang leader's harassment in a cave where they discover a group of children, who are the result of an experiment by a scientist seeking to develop a race of humans capable of surviving an atomic blast. Stills gallery Actors Oliver Reed, Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field, Viveca Lindfors, Alexander Knox, Oliver Reed, Walter Gotell, James Villiers & Tom Kempinski Director Joseph Losey Certificate 12 years and over Year 1963 Languages English - Dolby Digital (2.0) Mono Subtitles English for the hearing impaired Duration 1 hour and 31 minutes (approx) Region Region 2 - Will only play on European Region 2 or multi-region DVD players.
1960s' sci-fi drama following American tourist Simon Wells (Macdonald Carey) and 20-year-old Joan (Shirley Anne Field) as they escape a motorcycle gang. Joan is the sister of gang leader King (Oliver Reed) and she falls for Simon when King and his cronies mug him. The two become an item and set sail in Simon's boat in an attempt to evade King's wrath. Their journey leads them to a military base where scientist Bernard (Alexander Knox) is performing experiments on children in the hope that he can create a generation that will survive a nuclear bomb. When King catches up with the couple, they persuade him to help the children escape but the task is seemingly impossible. While on the base Simon, Joan and King are all exposed to radioactivity. Will they be able to avoid capture and survive its effects?