Children of the Stones 1977
30min | Drama, Family, Fantasy | TV Mini-Series (1977– )
Scientist Adam Brake and his son Matthew arrive in the sleepy English village of Milbury to find it under the grip of weird psychic powers unleashed by the sinister village squire, Hendrick, and whose power they struggle to break.
This was a movie that US Nickelodeon channel used to show when I was young (and Nickelodeon channel was new). I loved the movie then because it was so unlike any other movies I had seen. Would definitely recommend it (it is now available on DVD but is fairly expensive for US markets).
When I had a chance to go to England for school, I actually went to Avebury and saw the stone circle (which is older than Stonehenge). The movie itself is a nice blend of factual history, science, science fiction and eerie music.
This is one of those lost gems that might be well worth another look!
Stars: Gareth Thomas, Veronica Strong, Peter Demin
Release Date: 10 January 1977 (UK)
Also Known As: Children of the Stones
Filming Locations: Avebury, Wiltshire, England, UK
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