The Man Who Fell to Earth
The Man Who Fell to Earth
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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.
Released Mar 18, 1976
Runtime 2h 18min
Genre Science Fiction, Drama
Actor David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark
Director Nicolas Roeg
Production British Lion Films