Dissection of a cult classic. Swiss-born Alexandre O. Philippe returns to one of his fave themes as he delves deep into what made Ridley Scott’s Alien so memorable.
Documentarist Alexandre O. Philippe goes back to the very roots of a film that marked the imagination of an entire generation: Ridley Scott’s Alien (1979). Having minutely analyzed George Lucas (The People VS George Lucas), the history of the zombie flick (Doc of the Dead) and most recently, Hitchcock’s infamous shower scene (78/52), the Swiss filmmaker indulges in his obsession with film production backstories by taking on a sci-fi classic. Made up of interviews and scene dissections —...
| 95 minutes | 2019
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