MEMORY: THE ORIGINS OF ALIEN
FRI 20 SEPT @ 6PM | Arc Cinema | $12/$10
2019 | 95 mins | DCP | USA | D: Alexandre O Philippe
A must-see for any Alien fan, Memory: The Origins of Alien unearths the largely untold origin story behidn Ridley Scott's cinematic masterpiece. Discover amazing, never-before-seen materials from the achives of writer Dan O'Bannon and alien designer HR Giger - including original story notes, rejected designs and storyboards, behind-the-scenes footage and O'Bannon's original 29-page script from 1971, titled Memory.
Bridging tales from the anicent world to Ridley Scott's complex futuristic universe, this documentary delivers a revealing and wholly original tale on one of Hollywood's most beloved and iconic shockers.
'It doesn't just remind you that Alien is a masterpiece but details how it got that way and why it continues to haunt us' - RogerEbert.com
'With it's passionate contributors and lofty ideas, Memory: The Origins of Alien demonstrates that, if nothing else, the study of a film can be as exciting as the film itself' - The Wrap