Film Series: The Man Who Fell to Earth

1976. UK. Dir: Nicholas Roeg. With David Bowie, Rip Torn. 139 min.

“You know Tommy, you’re a freak. I don’t mean that unkindly. I like freaks.” It’s the role Bowie was born to play: a starman seeking to save his home planet from extinction, yet finding only alienation in our world. The late singer’s unearthly performance is matched by psychedelic visuals courtesy of WALKABOUT’s Roeg.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / $5

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