The Man Who Fell To Earth (1976) Staff Pick: Richard O’Brien

Power, space, time and a visitor.


Nicolas Roeg

In-Person

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema

Mar 21

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Thomas Jerome Newton (David Bowie) 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. This is a Sidewalk Staff Pick by box office associate Richard O'Brien.

Credits

Director(s):

Nicolas Roeg

Producer(s):

Barry Spikings

Cast:

David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Tony Mascia, Buck Henry, Bernie Casey

Composer(s):

Stomu Yamashta