Memory - the origins of Alien
Since its release in 1979, the movie Alien has become one of the greatest science fiction classics of our time. The documentary Memory: the origins of Alien depicts the sources of inspiration that led to the finished film. Through studies of Greek and Egyptian mythology, the behavior of parasites and the literary work of horror master H. P. Lovecraft, director Ridley Scott found a unique and frightening creature that still evokes horror in viewers today. The documentary presents previously unknown manuscripts, concept sketches, designs and photographs and is a must for all true Alien fans.