|Some 25 years after nuclear war destroyed most of the world, there is global peace. But this is already threatened by Craven, a power-mad megalomaniac ruler. Craven plans to extend his rule by means of the "Kappa Element", a nuclear missile which transforms blast victims into humanoids - creatures with terrifying destructive powers. Meanwhile, Kraspin, the evil scientist who invented this deadly weapon, seeks revenge against a former assistant who was the first to realise his dangerous madness. All these elements converge in this science-fiction horror film, which is filled with exciting battle scenes, beautiful women and grotesque creatures
A horrifying vision of the future that one is not likely to forget...
LIGHT YEARS BEYOND
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|FROM THE DIRECTOR WHO SAW 'STAR WARS' TWO YEARS EARLIER..
This insane Italian/Turkish co-production is a Star Wars rip-off filled with enough goofy special effects, cheap sets and funny dialogue to keep you laughing the entire running time.The films great cast includes Richard Kiel (Jaws from 007), Arthur Kennedy (Lawrence of Arabia), Ivan Rassimov (Eaten Alive), and an all-star Italian crew that included Enzo G Castellari, Giannetto De Rossi, Antonio Margheriti and Ennio Morricone.
|Hoping to overthrow his brother as ruler of the planet Metropolis, the evil Graal enlists the help of the insane Doctor Kraspin, who has invented a chemical capable of turning an ordinary person into a perfect soldier. They test this chemical on the pilot Golob, turning the unsuspecting victim into a mindless but indestructible automaton posessing super-human strength. The people of Metropolis must somehow outwit Graal before he can create an army of these soldiers, or their planet will be destroyed.|