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Films

They Live

Director(s)
John Carpenter
Country
United-States
Year
1988
Language
English
Duration
94 min
Format
2K restauration

An unemployed worker discovers a secret group that makes sunglasses. He is intrigued and tries on a pair to discover a terrifying world: in fact many humans are extraterrestrials with hideous scarred faces, billboards order obedience in a Big Brother like manner. With another worker they confront the invaders.

”They Live stems from a surge of popular indignation. It was a moment of great change for the country. Social Darwinism had again poked its head above the parapet of the political and economic spectrum. Egoism was running riot. There was no longer any sympathy for the poor. On the contrary, if you were poor you were demonized. You became a pariah, a sort of alien creature. And it was the start of what we see today.” – John Carpenter

”One of the forgotten masterpieces of the Hollywood left” – Slavoj Zizek

”One of the best films of a fine American director” – Martin Scorsese

 

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Director(s)
John Carpenter
Country
United-States
Year
1988
Language
English
Duration
94 min
Format
2K restauration
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