Wojna Swiatow - Nastepne Stulecie (1981)

Genres - Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller  |   Run Time - 98 min.  |   Countries - Poland  |  
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This Polish sci-fier is set in the year 1999. Roman Wilhemi plays a TV reporter who witnesses the Martian invasion of Earth. He tries to spread the news, but the public considers his bulletin a mere replay of the 1938 Orson Welles hoax. The government knows the truth, but publicly derides Wilhemi as a madman so as to avoid widespread panic. This cynical slice of speculative fiction was originally released in Poland as Wojna Swiatow--Nastepne Stulecie.

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alien [not human], earth, invasion, journalism, Martian, reporter, broadcasting, government, truth, media, television