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The People (1972)

TV Movie | 74 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

A young woman is assigned to teach school in a secluded valley whose inhabitants appear stern, secretive and anti-pleasure. Following two children who disappear to play in the woods, she finds that this is actually a community of ...See moreA young woman is assigned to teach school in a secluded valley whose inhabitants appear stern, secretive and anti-pleasure. Following two children who disappear to play in the woods, she finds that this is actually a community of extraterrestrials with mild paranormal powers who are attempting to repress and deny their heritage for fear of arousing prejudice and hatred in their human neighbors. Written by Molly Malloy See less
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Zenna Henderson (books "The People: No Different Flesh; Pilgrimage") | James M. Miller
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Carmine Coppola (as Carmen Coppola)
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Jan 22, 1972 (United States)

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Kim Darby
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William Shatner
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Diane Varsi
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Dan O'Herlihy
Sol Diemus Sol Diemus   See fewer
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Laurie Walters
Karen Diemus Karen Diemus   See fewer
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Johanna Baer
Bethie Bethie   See fewer
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Chris Valentine
Clement Francher Clement Francher   See fewer
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Frank Albertson
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Kari Avalos
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Mark Bramhall
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Joy Carlin
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Ray K. Goman
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Kenna Hunt
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6.6 / 10 | 395 votes