In honor of the 40th anniversary of Nicolas Roeg’s “The Man Who Fell to Earth,” StudioCanal is releasing a 4K restoration of the classic David Bowie sci-fi flick. The film will hit UK cinemas in September and will then be available in October on Blu-Ray, DVD,or Download, complete with special packaging and bonus material.
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“The Man Who Fell to Earth” stars Bowie in his first feature role as an alien who visits Earth and plans to take water back to his drought-stricken planet. (Was that planet called California?) He was joined by Buck Henry, Candy Clark and Rip Torn.
The 4K restoration, performed by Deluxe London, is based on a scan of the original camera negative. Cinematographer Anthony Richmond approved a full 4K workflow to complete the project.
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Two new posters have been released for the 40th anniversary re-release, and if they’re anything to go by, audiences are in for a very special treat. Check out the posters below, and don’t miss “The Man Who Fell to Earth” in UK cinemas starting September 9.
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