Released in 1976 and directed by Nicolas Roeg, the film is based on the Walter Tevis’ 1963 novel of the same title about an extraterrestrial who crash-lands on Earth seeking a way to save his planet, suffering from a drought. His mission is destined to fail. The volume titled “David Bowie. The man who fell to earth” offers numerous photos and behind-the-scenes images, shot by David James, the photographer following the troupe, who during an interview brings a series of insights about the filmmaking. Finally, a critical essay analyzes the reasons why “The Man Who Fell to Earth” became a true sci-fi cult movie. First reason, among many, the presence of David Bowie, who at the time was at his debut as an actor.