The Man Who Fell to Earth

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Director

Nicolas Roeg

Cast

David Bowie as Thomas Jerome Newton

Rip Torn as Dr. Nathan Bryce

Candy Clark as Mary-Lou

Buck Henry as Oliver V. Farnsworth

Bernie Casey as Mr. Peters

Jackson D. Kane as Professor Canutti

Rick Riccardo as Trevor

Tony Mascia as Arthur

Adrienne La Russa as Helen

Writers

Paul Mayersberg (screenplay)

Walter Tevis (novel)


Summary

An extraterrestrial crash-lands on Earth seeking a way to ship water to his planet, which is suffering from a severe drought, but finds himself at the mercy of human vices and corruption.
An extraterrestrial crash-lands on Earth seeking a way to ship water to his planet, which is suffering from a severe drought, but finds himself at the mercy of human vices and corruption.

Genre

Sci-Fi, Drama

Released

March 18, 1976

Runtime

2hrs 19min

MPAA

Rated R

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