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Watch: David Bowie Was the Perfect Movie Alien in ‘Man Who Fell to Earth’

Watch: David Bowie Was the Perfect Movie Alien in 'Man Who Fell to Earth'

This (British) trailer goes out of its way to sell David Bowie (the best-cast alien since Michael Rennie in "Day The Earth Stood Still") as The Second Coming, but Nic Roeg and Paul Mayersberg’s adaptation of Walter Tevis’ novel is one of the finest sci-fi pix ever made. Brutally cut for its initial US release, it’s since been restored and is a must-see.

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