Thomas Jerome Newton is a humanoid alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return spacecraft, and meets Mary-Lou, a girl who falls in love with him. He does not count on the greed and ruthlessness of business here on Earth, however. In homage to star David Bowie, we present this 1976 film shot in New Mexico, in a newly struck digital DCP
New 4K restoration with 5.1 sound mix provided by the Wim Wenders Foundation and supervised by Wim and Donata Wenders. Funding provided by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg and the FFA, and by the French CNC.
Join us for a stage reading of several scripts including Bruce King’s “Leave ‘em Laughing” and Dusty McGowan’s vampire pilot “I Can’t Make You Mine”..