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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1979 - 18.26 August

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Category: Edition 1979

Two teenage boys try to help a tiny spherical alien get back to its mothership, while the army and a devious petty crook pursue the creature for its wonderful powers.

Category Official Competition
Section Official Competition
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 56'
Production Year 1977
Nationality United Kingdom
Directed by Harley Cokeliss
Screenplay Harley Cokeliss, Howard Thompson
Main cast Ben Buckton, Keith Jayne, Ron Pember

 regista Harley CokelissHARLEY COKELISS

Writer/director/producer Harley Cokeliss was born Harley Louis Cokliss on February 11, 1945 in San Diego, California. He was raised in Chicago, Illinois. He moved to England in 1966, studying at the London Film School, and started making TV documentaries in 1970, among them It's Fantastic! It's Futuristic! It's Fatalistic! It's Science Fiction! (1973) and The Need for Nightmare (1974). Cokeliss made his first foray into feature filmmaking with the family adventure outing The Battle of Billy's Pond (1976). This was followed by the charming children's science-fiction offering The Glitterball (1977) and the engaging adolescent picture That Summer! (1979).