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The untold origin story behind Ridley Scott's Alien - rooted in Greek and Egyptian mythologies, underground comics, the art of Francis Bacon, and the dark visions of Dan O'Bannon and H.R. Giger. A contemplation on the symbiotic... See more »

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Greek-speaking Furie
Henry Jenkins ...
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William Linn ...
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Adam Egypt Mortimer ...
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Carmen Scheifele-Giger ...
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Directed by

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Alexandre O. Philippe

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Alexandre O. Philippe ... ()

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Leslie Barany ... executive producer
Chad Herschberger ... co-producer
Robert Long ... producer
Annick Mahnert ... co-producer
Robert Muratore ... co-producer
Diane O'Bannon ... executive producer
Kerry Deignan Roy ... producer
Carmen Scheifele-Giger ... executive producer

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Jon Hegel

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Robert Muratore

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Chad Herschberger

Production Management

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Giacomo R. Bartocci ... production manager: Italy

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Phillip Lloyd Hegel ... Sound Designer

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Joseph Areddy ... Additional cinematography
Matthias Popp ... first assistant camera in the interview part filmed in Spain

Location Management

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Giacomo R. Bartocci ... location manager: Italy

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Pablo Guisa Koestinger ... extra special thanks

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Plot Summary

The untold origin story behind Ridley Scott's Alien - rooted in Greek and Egyptian mythologies, underground comics, the art of Francis Bacon, and the dark visions of Dan O'Bannon and H.R. Giger. A contemplation on the symbiotic collaborative process of movie-making, the power of myth, and our collective unconscious. Written by Production

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Taglines Before Alien, there was Starbeast. Before Starbeast, there was... Memory. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Memory: Les origines d'Alien (France)
  • Память: Истоки Чужого (Russia)
  • Wspomnienia: Geneza 'Obcego' (Poland)
  • Memory - As origens de Alien (Brazil)
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  • 95 min
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Trivia Purchased by fan owned entertainment company, Legion M, at Sundance Film Festival in 2019. It's the first time a film has been chosen using the Legion M exclusive program, Film Scout. See more »
Movie Connections References Alien (1979). See more »

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