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Midwich cuckoos

Set in the present in the village of Midwich, an event happens one afternoon that results in the pregnancy of all the women of child- bearing age. After nine months they all give birth to striking blue-eyed blonde boys, all with similar looks. The result has disastrous consequences for the villagers.

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  • "Set in the present in the village of Midwich, an event happens one afternoon that results in the pregnancy of all the women of child- bearing age. After nine months they all give birth to striking blue-eyed blonde boys, all with similar looks. The result has disastrous consequences for the villagers."@en
  • "Midwich was a quiet English village until, one night, a curious occurence resulted in the village being cut-off from the outside world for a day. When all the women of child-bearing age become pregnant, it is clear that something strange is happening."@en
  • "Bill Nighy ("Love Actually" and many other films) and Sarah Parish ("Cutting It") play Richard and Janet, a couple caught up in the goings-on of a sleepy English village in which all the children have golden eyes, blond hair and a sinister talent for telepathy and telekinesis."
  • "Driving back from a weekend in London, Richard and Janet Gayford are surprised to find the village of Midwich sealed off because of army manoeuvres. It soon becomes clear that there is an invisible wall around the village, and everyone within the perimeter is unconscious. The villagers seem to have suffered no adverse effects from their day out until, some months later, there is an epidemic of pregnancies among the women. All the babies are born on the same day, all have golden eyes and they can all communicate with each other telepathically."@en
  • "Midwich cuckoos is one of the more scary and realistic sci fi stories of all time, filmed on at least two occasions as Village of the damned. Set in a village in Gloucester England all the local young women become pregnant at exactly the same time and give birth to these evil blonde blue-eyed babies. The Midwich cuckoos is one of John Wyndham's best known works along with The day of the Triffids and The kraken wakes. Probably better known as The village of the damned, the title of the two films of the novel, the story centers around the village of Midwich when one afternoon an event happens that changes the lives of its inhabitants for ever. The Midwich cuckoos, first published in 1957, is well ahead of its time. Set in the present, it is one of the all time great science fiction novels."@en
  • "Driving back from a weekend in London, Richard and Janet Gayford are surprised to find the village of Midwich sealed off because of 'army manoeuvres'. There are no birds singing, the air seems thick and there is a strange sort of music in the air. It soon becomes clear that there is an invisible wall around the village, and everyone within the perimeter is unconscious. When the barrier lifts, the strange occurrence is put down to a gas leak. The villagers seem to have suffered no adverse effects from their 'day out' - until, some months later, there is an epidemic of pregnancies among the women. All the babies are born on the same day, all have golden eyes - and they can all communicate with each other telepathically. As they grow older and their powers grow stronger, the people of Midwich begin to feel threatened. Bill Nighy and Sarah Parish star in this unsettling tale of a village taken over by terrifying, inhuman children."@en
  • "Driving back from a weekend in London, Richard and Janet Gayford are surprised to find the village of Midwich sealed off because of 'army manoeuvres'. There are no birds singing, the air seems thick and there is a strange sort of music in the air. It soon becomes clear that there is an invisible wall around the village, and everyone within the perimeter is unconscious. When the barrier lifts, the strange occurrence is put down to a gas leak. The villagers seem to have suffered no adverse effects from their 'day out' - until, some months later, there is an epidemic of pregnancies among the women. All the babies are born on the same day, all have golden eyes - and they can all communicate with each other telepathically. As they grow older and their powers grow stronger, the people of Midwich begin to feel threatened. Bill Nighy and Sarah Parish star in this unsettling tale of a village taken over by terrifying, inhuman children."
  • "The villagers of Midwich cannot remember a 24 hour stretch of time. More alarming, all the women of childbearing age become pregnant."
  • "All fertile women in Midwick are impregnated during a UFO visit. The results are remarkable."@en

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