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The Man Who Fell to Earth

Nicolas Roeg / GB, 1976 / 139 min.

David Bowie is magnificent as an alien/technology mogul in Nicolas Roeg’s SF cult film. Bowie was also going to provide the score, but it was eventually rejected. He would later use part of the music for his masterpiece Low (1977).

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Director

Nicolas Roeg

Production year

1976

Country

GB

Original title

The Man Who Fell to Earth

Length

139 min.

Format

DCP

Part of

Eye on Sound: POP!

Rapper Tupac Shakur, pop legend David Bowie and singer-songwriter Björk: what do they have in common and what’s their connection with Eye? Discover it in Eye on Sound: POP!, a programme on the close bond between pop music and film. With feature films, documentaries, live performances and talk shows.

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