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The man who fell to Earth

Author: David BowieRip TornCandy ClarkBuck HenryPaul MayersbergAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection ; [Troy, Mich. : Distributed by] Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2005]
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 304.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Fiction : NTSC color broadcast system   Book : English : Widescreen format; director-approved special edView all editions and formats
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An alien, on a mission to obtain water, becomes the head of a large corporation. Ultimately, he is overwhelmed by American capitalism and a relationship with a woman. Includes director Roeg's full uncut version, which includes 20 minutes of crucial scenes and details left out of the original American theatrical release.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Walter S Tevis; Walter S Tevis
Material Type: Fiction, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Bowie; Rip Torn; Candy Clark; Buck Henry; Paul Mayersberg; Michael Deeley; Barry Spikings; Nicolas Roeg; John Phillips; Anthony B Richmond; Walter S Tevis; British Lion Films.; Criterion Collection (Firm); Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.; Studio Canal.
ISBN: 1559409649 9781559409643
OCLC Number: 61771910
Language Note: Soundtrack in English; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Based on the novel by Walter Tevis.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1976.
Special features: audio commentary by Nicolas Roeg and actors David Bowie and Buck Henry, recorded in 1992 (disc 1); new video interview with screenwriter Paul Mayersberg; Performance, new video interviews with actors Candy Clark and Rip Torn; audio interview with costume designer May Routh and production designer Brian Eatwell; audio interview from 1984 with author Walter Tevis, conducted by Don Swaim; multiple still galleries including Routh's costume sketches, behind-the-scenes photos, production and publicity stills; gallery of posters from Roeg's films; trailers.
Includes the novel: The man who fell to Earth / Walter Tevis.
The man who fell to Earth published Del Rey. Originally published by Bantam Books, Inc. in 1963.
Accompanying booklet contains historical information and commentary on the film.
Disc 1 contains feature film and supplementary material; disc 2 contains supplements.
Credits: Cinematographer, Anthony Richmond; music, John Phillips; editor, Graeme Clifford.
Cast: David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Buck Henry.
Target Audience: Not rated by the MPAA.
Description: 2 videodiscs (139 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (160 p. ; 19 cm.) + 1 accompanying booklet (unpaged ; col., ill. ; 19 cm.)
Details: DVD; NTSC, Dolby digital 2.0 stereo.; region 1; widescreen, 2.35:1 aspect ratio.
Contents: Disc 1. contains feature film and supplementary material --
disc 2. contains supplements.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 304.
Other Titles: Man who fell to Earth (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Studio Canal ; Michael Deeley and Barry Spikings present for British Lion Films ; produced by Michael Deeley and Barry Spikings ; screenplay by Paul Mayersberg ; directed by Nicolas Roeg.

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An alien, on a mission to obtain water, becomes the head of a large corporation. Ultimately, he is overwhelmed by American capitalism and a relationship with a woman. Includes director Roeg's full uncut version, which includes 20 minutes of crucial scenes and details left out of the original American theatrical release.

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