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The man who fell to earth

Author: Nicolas RoegDavid BowieRip TornCandy ClarkBuck HenryAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Home Vision Entertainment, [2005]
Series: Criterion collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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The Man Who Fell to Earth is a daring exploration of science fiction as an art form. The story of an alien on an elaborate rescue mission provides the launching pad for Roeg's visual tour de force, a formally adventurous examination of alienation.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Science fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolas Roeg; David Bowie; Rip Torn; Candy Clark; Buck Henry; Walter S Tevis; Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1559409649 9781559409643
OCLC Number: 61199180
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1976.
Based on the novel by Walter Tevis.
Special features: new, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised by director Nicolas Roeg; exclusive audio commentary by Roeg and actors; performance, a compilation of new video interviews with actors; new video interview with screenwriter Paul Mayersberg; audio interviews with costume designer May Routh and production designer Brian Eatwell; multiple stills galleries, including Routh's costume sketches; behind-the-scenes photos; production and publicity stills, introduced by set photographer David James; gallery of posters from Roeg's films; trailers and television spots; an exclusive reprint of Walter Tevis's original novel, courtesy of Vintage books, and a booklet featuring a new essay on the film by critic Graham Fuller and an appreciation of Tevis by novelist Jack Matthews.
Credits: Cinematographer, Anthony Richmond ; music, John Phillips.
Cast: David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Buck Henry.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (139 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Disc 1. The man who fell to earth : the film --
Disc 2. The supplements.
Series Title: Criterion collection.
Responsibility: Studio Canal ; Anchor Bay ; screenplay by Paul Mayersberg ; directed by Nicolas Roeg.

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The Man Who Fell to Earth is a daring exploration of science fiction as an art form. The story of an alien on an elaborate rescue mission provides the launching pad for Roeg's visual tour de force, a formally adventurous examination of alienation.

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