Invasion of the Body Snatchers1978

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Directed by:
Philip Kaufman

"Invasion of the Body Snatchers" (also known as "Terrore dallo spazio profondo", "Körperfresser kommen, Die") is a Horror/Thriller/Science Fiction/Mystery film directed by Philip Kaufman, and written by W.D. Richter (screenplay), released on December 20 of 1978 in the USA . Donald Sutherland is starring, alongside Brooke Adams, Jeff Goldblum, Veronica Cartwright, Leonard Nimoy and Art Hindle.

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Who directed "Invasion of the Body Snatchers":

Invasion of the Body Snatchers was directed by Philip Kaufman, an American writer, director, producer, and actor.

Before directing Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Philip Kaufman had directed The White Dawn, released in 1974, The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972), Fearless Frank (1967), Goldstein (1965). Since, he directed The Wanderers, released in 1979, The Right Stuff (1983), The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988), Rising Sun (1993), Quills (2000).

When was "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" released:

Invasion of the Body Snatchers was first released on Wednesday, December 20, 1978, in the United States. Also released on this day were Every Which Way But Loose (dir. James Fargo) and King of the Gypsies (dir. Frank Pierson). This was forty (40) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, February 07, 1979 in France and on Friday, January 26, 1979 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "Invasion of the Body Snatchers":

At the casting of Invasion of the Body Snatchers we find Donald Sutherland, previously seen in National Lampoon's Animal House (1978) and The Eagle Has Landed (1976); Brooke Adams (Days of Heaven (1978), Shock Waves (1977)); Jeff Goldblum (Thank God It's Friday (1978), Remember My Name (1978)) [ more... ]

  • Jeff Goldblum, Veronica Cartwright and Tom Dahlgren also worked together in The Right Stuff, released in 1983.
  • Don Siegel and Maurice Argent also worked together in Dirty Harry, released in 1971.
  • Donald Sutherland and Garry Goodrow also worked together in Steelyard Blues, released in 1973.
  • Garry Goodrow and Maurice Argent can be seen in Cardiac Arrest, released in 1980.

What is the Storyline of "Invasion of the Body Snatchers":

Matthew Bennell (Donald Sutherland) is a San Francisco health inspector who, with his friend and colleague Elizabeth Driscoll (Brooke Adams), discovers that people are being replaced by replicas grown from plantlike pods. The replicas are near-perfect duplicates with the same memories and appearance as the original person, but are emotionless. The pods are able to duplicate humans only when they are asleep, and the original human bodies disintegrate after the duplicate is fully formed. The pod people then [...]

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