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04 May 2011 @ 06:59 pm
2011 05 04 - The Man Who Fell To Earth (1976)  

The Man Who Fell To Earth (1976)

Director: Nicolas Roeg
Writer: Paul Mayersberg (writer) & Walter Tevis (novel)
Starring: David Bowie, Rip Torn & Candy Clark

Thomas Jerome Newton is a humanoid alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return spacecraft, and meets Mary-Lou, a girl who falls in love with him. He does not count on the greed and ruthlessness of business here on Earth, however.