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See David Bowie Behind the Scenes on The Man Who Fell to Earth

See David Bowie Behind the Scenes on The Man Who Fell to Earth
From TIME - November 10, 2017

As Thomas Jerome Newton, an alienwhohas come toEarthdisguised as a human being, desperate to save his waterless home planet, Bowie radiates an otherworldly coolnessit seems to pour off his body the way we humans, made of regular flesh and blood, give off heat... Its in this performance that Bowies magnificent eyesone with a pupil perpetually dilated, caused when a childhood friend landed a punch that hit terribly rightcast their biggest spell. Theyre haunting in the number of secrets they reveal, but also in what they hold close. His Thomas is amanwhosnot amanat all. Yet by being forced to play one in his strange new landscape, he inches closer to knowing what it means to be humanand the more we watch him, the less alien he seems to us as well.

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