David Bowie plays an alien who crash lands on our planet, trying to find water for his homeworld. Using his technology to become a wealthy industrialist he plans to build a ship to take him back home, but the money and its attendant decadence exert their own pull.
“A freaky, compelling concept album of a film.” – Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
- BBFC rating
- Running time
- 136 mins
- Nicolas Roeg
- David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark