David Bowie’s The Man Who Fell to Earth Plummets Back Into Theaters for Its 40th Anniversary

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David Bowie in Nicolas Roeg's THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH (1976). Courtesy Rialto Pictures/Studio Canal. Playing 6/24-7/7
Photo: Rialto Pictures/StudioCanal

To celebrate the film’s 40th anniversary, Nicolas Roeg’s The Man Who Fell to Earth is returning to the big screen. A 4K restoration of the film will debut first across England on September 9, with future premieres forthcoming in Germany and the U.S. David Bowie stars in the 1976 sci-fi flick as Thomas Jerome Newton, a humanoid alien who journeys to Earth on a mission to harvest water for his drought-stricken planet. The Man Who Fell to Earth will also be released on DVD and Blu-ray in the U.K. on October 10.

The Man Who Fell to Earth Returns to Theaters