The Man Who Fell to Earth
Cinema- Buff Club
A film ahead of its time and David Bowie’s first feature film role. An
incredible and bold ode to art and science fiction.
Thomas Jerome Newton is an alien who has come to Earth in search of water to save his home planet. Aided by lawyer Oliver Farnsworth, Thomas uses his knowledge of advanced technology to create profitable inventions. While developing a method to transport water, Thomas meets Mary-Lou, a quiet hotel clerk, and begins to fall in love with her. Just as he is ready to leave Earth, Thomas is intercepted by the U.S. government, and his entire plan is threatened.
Director: Nicolas Roeg
Cast: David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Bernie Casey
Genre: Drama | Science Fiction
Consumer Advice: High impact nudity and sex
Run time: 2h 18m
Year of Release: 1976
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