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The Beast Within: The Making of 'Alien' ()


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This made-for-DVD documentary treats horror and science fiction film fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Alien, the terrifying classic about a spaceship crew trapped with a hideous monster that's hunting them one by one.... See more »

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Directed by

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Charles de Lauzirika

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Charles de Lauzirika ... ()

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Charles de Lauzirika ... producer
Jon Mefford ... associate producer (as Jonathan Mefford)

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Mac Kenny ... (segment "UK")

Film Editing by

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William Hooke

Production Management

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David Crowther ... post-production supervisor

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Colin Berwick ... sound
Phil Cole ... sound
Sean Kenny ... sound
Nick Kitinski ... sound
Peter Kitinski ... sound
Chris Syner ... sound

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Ron Croft ... camera operator
Charles de Lauzirika ... camera operator
Jerry Feldman ... camera operator
Brian Hoodenpyle ... camera operator
William Hooke ... camera operator
Mac Kenny ... camera operator
Denis White ... camera operator

Additional Crew

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Alejandro Becker-Barreto ... restoration
Martin Bower ... photos
Alexandra Close ... production coordinator
Karen Fromel ... film restoration coordinator
Carla García ... restoration
Harry Harris ... photos
Eric Hwang ... restoration
David Ihlenfeld ... restoration
Stewart Jamieson ... project consultant
Melissa Roby ... restoration
Jay Schlossberg ... international crew services
Keith Schwebel ... restoration
Nancy Wang ... restoration
Cory Watson ... production coordinator
Austin Wilkin ... restoration

Thanks

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Bob Burns ... special thanks
Sylvain Despretz ... special thanks
Willie Goldman ... special thanks
Harry Harris ... special thanks
Anne Lai ... special thanks
Malcolm McDermott ... special thanks
Greg Nicotero ... special thanks
Julie Payne ... special thanks
Paul Prischman ... special thanks
Colleen Rice ... special thanks
Sue Robb-King ... special thanks
Russell Rosales ... special thanks
Marty Scallini ... special thanks
Morning Star Schott ... special thanks
Jordan Sheehan ... special thanks
Jane Templeton ... special thanks
Tara Tremaine ... special thanks

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Plot Summary

This made-for-DVD documentary treats horror and science fiction film fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Alien, the terrifying classic about a spaceship crew trapped with a hideous monster that's hunting them one by one. Features interviews with director Ridley Scott and master designer H.R. Giger, as well as with star Sigourney Weaver and other members of the cast and crew, who share their experiences from working on the project and discuss the special efforts that went into bringing it all together. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher

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Also Known As
  • Зверь внутри: Создание «Чужого» (Russia)
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  • 178 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia This feature-length documentary is featured in the DVD set 'The Alien Quadrilogy' and on the 2-disc edition of Alien (1979). See more »
Movie Connections Edited from Alien (1979). See more »

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