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UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum present

Hyper Sapien: People from Another Star (1986)

Hyper Sapien: People from Another Star (1986)
June 12, 2011 - 11:00 am

Directed by Peter Hunt

Hoping to find evidence that Earthlings aren’t as bad as the rest of the solar system believes, extra-terrestrial sisters Robyn and Tavy jump ship in Wyoming accompanied by a super-intelligent fuzz ball named Kirbi. Befriended by a teenage cowboy, they work to save a beautifully photographed natural landscape under threat from developers in this delightful interstellar family adventure with a still-timely environmental message.

Producer: Jack Schwartzman, Ariel Levy. Screenwriter: Christopher Adcock, Christopher Blue. Cinematographer: John Coquillon. Editor: Robert Benrich. Cast: Ricky Paull Goldin, Sydney Penny, Rosie Marcel, Keenan Wynn, Gail Strickland.

35mm, color, 92 min.

Recommended for ages 8+

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