I’ve mentioned David Bowie a lot in various posts on this blog but haven’t written about much of his work. I’ve watched his most well known movies but know I need to finally get around to watching the rest. Today I’m reblogging my review of the one movie of his that I watched for the very first time since starting this blog: The Man Who Fell To Earth
Directed by Nicolas Roeg
Plot Synopsis (via Wikipedia):
Thomas Jerome Newton is a humanoid alien who comes to Earth from a distant planet on a mission to bring water back to his home planet, which is experiencing a catastrophic drought.
Newton uses the advanced technology of his home planet to patent many inventions on Earth, and acquires incredible wealth as the head of a technology-based conglomerate, World Enterprises Corporation, aided by leading patent attorney Oliver Farnsworth. His wealth is needed to construct his own space vehicle with the intention of shipping water back to his planet.
I’d been wanting to see this movie for a very long time and finally got the opportunity when it was on TV a couple of weeks ago. I’m a huge David Bowie fan. Okay…
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