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Nicolas Roeg

The Man Who Fell to Earth

139' - 1976 - Science Fiction, Drama - Dialogue: English
Director: Nicolas Roeg Composer: John Phillips, Stomu Yamashta With: David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark
Thomas Jerome Newton is a humanoid alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return spacecraft, and meets Mary-Lou, a girl who falls in love with him. He does not count on the greed and ruthlessness of business here on Earth, however.

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Credits

Director

Nicolas Roeg

Composer

John Phillips, Stomu Yamashta

With

David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark

Scenario

Paul Mayersberg

Director of Photography

Anthony B. Richmond

Editor

Graeme Clifford

Producer

Michael Deeley, Si Litvinoff, John Peverall, Barry Spikings

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United Kingdom

Screenplay based on

"The Man Who Fell to Earth" (Walter Tevis)

Year

1976

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