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The man who fell to Earth

Author: Michael DeeleyBarry SpikingsNicolas RoegPaul MayersbergDavid BowieAll authors
Publisher: Troy, Mich. : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2003]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen version (2.35:1)View all editions and formats
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An alien being comes to Earth to colonize its water riches but instead becomes head of a large corporation and is gradually destroyed by the pleasures, the technology, and the richness of life on earth.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Science fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Walter S Tevis; Walter S Tevis
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Deeley; Barry Spikings; Nicolas Roeg; Paul Mayersberg; David Bowie; Rip Torn; Candy Clark; Buck Henry; Anthony B Richmond; Graeme Clifford; John Phillips; Walter S Tevis; British Lion Films.; Anchor Bay Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 51920429
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Walter Tevis.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1976.
Special features: (Disc 2) "Watching the Alien"--An all new 24-minute featurette; theatrical trailer; TV spots; talent bios; poster and still gallery; original screenplay in DVD-ROM.
Credits: Director of photography, Anthony Richmond ; editor, Graeme Clifford ; music director, John Phillips.
Cast: David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Buck Henry.
Awards: Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, 1977: Golden Scroll - Best Actor (David Bowie)
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 139 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital, Dolby digital surround EX, DTS, EX, THX Digitally mastered.
Contents: Special features: Disc 1. Widescreen presentation enhanced for 16x9 TVs --
Language: English --
Subtitles: English. Disc 2. Watching The Alien, an all new 24 minute featurette --
Theatrical trailer --
TV spots --
Talent bios --
Poster and still gallery --
Original screenplay in DVD-ROM.
Other Titles: Man who fell to Earth (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Michael Deeley and Barry Spikings present for British Lion Films ; producers, Michael Deeley, Barry Spikings ; screenplay writer, Paul Mayersberg ; director Nicolas Roeg.

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An alien being comes to Earth to colonize its water riches but instead becomes head of a large corporation and is gradually destroyed by the pleasures, the technology, and the richness of life on earth.

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