The man who fell to earth

Format: DVD 2014
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Summary
Thomas Jerome Newton is an alien who has come to Earth in search of water to save his home planet. Aided by lawyer Oliver Farnsworth, Thomas uses his knowledge of advanced technology to create profitable inventions. While developing a method to transport water, Thomas meets Mary-Lou, a quiet hotel clerk, and begins to fall in love with her. Just as he is ready to leave Earth, Thomas is intercepted by the U.S. government, and his entire plan is threatened.
Additional Information
Subjects Human-alien encounters -- Drama.
Chief executive officers -- Drama.
Alienation (Social psychology) -- Drama.
Science fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Publisher Santa Monica, California :Lionsgate,2014
Edition Special edition, Widescreen.
Other Titles Man who fell to earth.
Contributors Roeg, Nicolas, 1928-2018 film director.
Mayersberg, Paul, screenwriter.
Deeley, Michael, film producer.
Spikings, Barry, film producer.
Bowie, David, actor.
Torn, Rip, 1931-2019 actor.
Clark, Candy, actor.
Henry, Buck, actor.
Tevis, Walter S. Man who fell to earth.
Studio Canal, production company.
British Lion Films, production company.
Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Buck Henry.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Language English
Notes Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1976.
Based on the novel by Walter Tevis.
System Details DVD-R; widescreen presentation; Dolby surround 2.0, Dolby Digital surround EX, DTS.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 133 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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