THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH
Directed by NICOLAS ROEG
Screenplay by PAUL MAYERSBERG
Think of him, classically, as a magus, both a magician and a juggler. Nicolas Roeg is a film maker interested not only in working spells, but in finding new connections between themes and images, keeping ideas spinning in the air like small silver balls, letting them fall in patterns that seem random but are, in fact, precise.
Roeg has made three previous movies, all praised and argued: Performance (1970), Walkabout (1971) and Don't Look Now (1973). Wide popular success continues to...