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The Man Who Fell to Earth

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Based on a novel by Walter Tevis, achieved cult film status for David Bowie's performance as Thomas Jerome Newton, aka "Mr. Sussex," and the imagery of director Nicholas Roeg, a former cinematographer. In this deeply allegorical science-fiction drama, Newton is an alien from a planet that is dying for lack of water, and he has been sent to earth to find a way to ship some of the...more

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4.0

74 out of 100 Metascore®

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