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The man who fell to earth / Michael Deeley and Barry Spikings present for British Lion Films ; producers, Michael Deeley, Barry Spikings ; screenplay writer, Paul Mayersberg ; director Nicolas Roeg.

Deeley, Michael. (Added Author). Spikings, Barry. (Added Author). Mayersberg, Paul. (Added Author). Roeg, Nicolas, 1928- (Added Author). Bowie, David. (Added Author). Torn, Rip, 1931- (Added Author). Clark, Candy. (Added Author). Henry, Buck. (Added Author). Richmond, Anthony B., 1942- (Added Author). Clifford, Graeme, 1942- (Added Author). Phillips, John, 1935-2001 (Added Author). Tevis, Walter S. Man who fell to earth. (Added Author). British Lion Films. (Added Author). Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author). David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Buck Henry. (Cast).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD MAN (2 DISCS) (SCI-FIC) (Text) 39206019669595 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 139 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version (2.35:1).
  • Publisher: Troy, Mich. : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1976.
Based on the novel by Walter Tevis.
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.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Anthony Richmond ; editor, Graeme Clifford ; music director, John Phillips.
Participant or Performer Note:
David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Buck Henry.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital, Dolby digital surround EX, DTS, EX, THX Digitally mastered.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, 1977: Golden Scroll - Best Actor (David Bowie)
Subject: Human-alien encounters > Drama.
Chief executive officers > Drama.
Digital recordings.
Genre: Feature films.
Science fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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