The Man Who Fell To Earth (1976)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.
Directed by: Nicolas Roeg
The cast includes: David Bowie (Thomas Jerome Newton), Rip Torn (Nathan Bryce), Candy Clark (Mary-Lou), Buck Henry (Oliver Farnsworth)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 140 minutes
Presented in: Color
Awards: (1976) New York Film Critics Circle - Best Direction (nom) - Nicolas Roeg
Related categories: Aliens