movietime - comedyCOMEDY / PROD: 1964 / R.TIME: 90 ' / black-white


Castellano e Pipolo


Paolo Panelli - Magali Noël - C. Croccolo - E. Garinei


Italian, German


One day four men form Mars, called X1, X2, X3, and X4 come to Italy in preparation for an eventual invasion. They assume human shape and each has a different assignment. X1, leader of the party, is to gauge resistance to the invasion; X2 is to find the best localities for space-ship landing grounds; X3 will contact two human scientists while X4 is to find out what the earthmen's reaction to a military ultimatum would be. But X2, who is very ambitious, arranges for certain areas to be divided up into lots for the building of cottages. The scientists whom X3 meets write science fiction in their sparetime and help their friend from Mars to publish his stories. X4 ends up with a girl-friend and a post in an embassy. X1 rediscovers love which for thousand of years had been renounced on Mars. Later he orders his three companions to return to Mars. They tell him they are settling down on earth for good. And this is why Mars has never invaded us.