The 9 September 4K restoration of Nicolas Roeg’s sci-fi classic The Man Who Fell To Earth is almost upon us, and there’s a brand new trailer to whet your appetite.
The film stars David Bowie in one of his most iconic performances as Thomas Jerome Newton, a visitor from another world who is slowly driven to insanity and desperation by the human race. Rip Torn, Candy Clark and Buck Henry also star.
There are also some new details of special events to celebrate the film’s 40th anniversary. The Curzon Soho has declared that 9 September is their David Bowie Day as part of their Save Curzon Soho campaign. “After a special Save Curzon Soho edition of David Bowie Is Walking In Soho tour of the Thin White Duke’s locations, led by the V&A’s David Bowie Is curator Geoffrey Marsh, join the team at the cinema for a very special screening of The Man Who Fell to Earth introduced by its costume designer May Routh, a special DJ set in the bar, courtesy of TheMenWhoFell2Earth DJs, and more. Read more about what you can do to Save Curzon Soho and book tickets here: Curzon event.“
In Hackney, director Danny Boyle will introduce a screening of the film at the Hackney Picturehouse on 9 September and you can book tickets here: Hackney event.
It’s also very exciting to see that the soundtrack will be released for the first time! UMC will release a 2 CD set on 9 September and 2CD/2LP set on 28 October. That’s pretty huge.
The Man Who Fell To Earth is in cinemas on 9 September from Park Circus and will be released on Blu-ray, DVD and download on 24 October by StudioCanal. Keep up with the latest genre news with the new issue of SciFiNow.