About the film
based on novel or book telekinesis alien teacher school student levitation
Release Date: January 22, 1972
|Genres||:||Drama, Science Fiction, TV Movie|
|Production Companies||:||Metromedia Producers Corporation (MPC), American Zoetrope|
|Producers||:||Francis Ford Coppola, Fred Roos, Charles W. Fries, Gerald I. Isenberg|
|Writers||:||James M. Miller, Zenna Henderson|
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 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. Based on a series of novels by the late Zenna Henderson.