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The Illustrated Man

Rod Steiger plays the tattoo-covered title role in this fascinating vision of doom and danger based on the classic short story collection by futurist Ray Bradbury. Robert Drivas portrays a good-natured drifter who can't tear his eyes from Steiger's freakish illustrations. And Claire Bloom is the mysterious seductress who created the "art" that curses its bearer - and comes to life in a nightmarish trio of tales. Two spoiled children turn playtime into slay time (from "The Veldt"). Shipwrecked astronauts wander across a planet cursed by "The Long Rain". And loving parents choose their children's fate when the end nears (from "The Last Night of the World").

Year: 1969
Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy Films, Supernatural, Classic Cinema
Country: USA
Director: Jack Smight
Starring: Rod Steiger, Claire Bloom, Robert Drivas
Duration: 103 Minutes
Rating: M
6.1/10
Location in store: Fantasy Classic

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