Alien (Captioned)

United States, 1979

Film
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A sci-fi thriller with a difference. The crew aboard the space freighter Nostromo investigate a distress call and one of the crew brings back on board an Alien of unknown origin. In comparison to the technology dominated sterile world controlled by a computer, where no-one trusts anyone, the horror of the Alien is its very organic nature. Under Scott’s direction this film is grippingly suspenseful and draws interesting parallels between the perfect inhumanity of the Alien and that of the company. Stars Sigourney Weaver, Dean Stanton and John Hurt.

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Credits

production company

Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

co-producer

Gordon Carroll

David Gilger

Walter Hill

director

Ridley Scott

Duration

01:56:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303923

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Sound/audio

Captioned

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

TMDB-Movie

348

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