BIFF - Memory: The Origins of Alien

movie details

Director:
Alexandre O. Philippe
Cast:
Diane O’Bannon, Ronald Shusett, Veronica Cartwright

 

Release:
11/10/2019
Length:
95 Mins
Genre:
Documentary
Distributor:
Madman Entertainment

synopsis

Memory: The Origins of Alien is a study of the creative forces that converged to create one of the pivotal horror films of modern cinema. It traces the journey that brought together a rookie director with Dan O'Bannon's gothic screenwriting and illustrator HR Giger's psychosexual creature design.

From Greek furies to the unknowable gods of HP Lovecraft's writing, Philippe unpacks how these combined influences informed the beloved classic, while also delving into the creation and legacy of the iconic &lsqu...