Watch Space Invasion in Lapland

If asked to name a few Swedish alien invasion movies, you’ll have an almost impossible task ahead of you. In general terms, they simply don’t exist. However, there is an exception. Space invasion in Lapland is the 1959 American-Swedish film that was ahead of its time. The alien invasion theme was a staple of 1950s film making in America,…

Lapland artwork

This 1950s American-Swedish alien invasion film is a cult favourite but if you don’t know it well yet, browse these galleries of stills and promotional art. It could have been set in Alaska or Canada, but it was set in Sweden, and filmed there too. Space invasion in Lapland (aka Horror in the Midnight Sun,…

Review: Space invasion in Lapland

The alien invasion theme was a staple of 1950s film making, but not in the Nordic region. It’s therefore quite fascinating to learn about Space invasion in Lapland, which is not only the title of the film but also the entire story. The film is supposed to take place in Northern Sweden, where the Lap…