Memory: The Origins of AlienDocumentaries
Film documentarian Alexandre O Philippe unravels the complex DNA of Alien 1979 in this ode to Ridley Scott’s sci-fi classic.
Memory: The Origins of Alien is a study of the creative forces that converged to create one of the pivotal horror films of modern cinema. It traces the journey that brought together a rookie director with Dan O’Bannon’s gothic screenwriting and illustrator HR Giger’s psychosexual creature design.
From Greek furies to the unknowable gods of HP Lovecraft’s writing, Philippe unpacks how these combined influences informed the beloved classic, while also delving into the creation and legacy of the iconic ‘chestburster’
|Director:||Alexandre O Philippe|
|Producer:||Chad Herschberger, Annick Mahnert, Robert Muratore, Kerry Deignan Roy|
|Cast:||Diane O’Bannon, Ronald Shusett, Veronica Cartwright|
|Script:||Alexandre O Philippe|