A crew of interplanetary archaeologists is threatened when an alien creature impregnates one of their members, causing her to turn homicidal and murder them one by one. —IMDb
Norman John Warren (born 25 June 1942 in London, England) is an English film director best known for such 1970s horror films as Satan’s Slave (1976), Prey (1977) and Terror (1978). Warren is also known for sex comedies such as Spaced Out (also known as Outer Spaced and Outer Touch, 1979).
Along with Peter Walker, Warren’s films are sometimes dubbed “New Wave” British horror, on the basis that they upped the ante in terms of explicitness, were set in modern-day 1970s Britain and centred around young protagonists of ages between 20 and 30, distinguishing them from the period piece horrors of Hammer Films that had appeared before.
An avid film fan from childhood, Warren entered the film industry as a runner on The Millionairess (1960) and as an assistant director (The Dock Brief, 1962) before directing the short film Fragment in 1965. Calcutta-born Bachoo Sen (1934–2002), owner of the Astral Cinema in Brewer Street, London, who had an interest in film production… read more