An alien lands on Earth to source out water for his dying planet. He starts a highly advanced and profitable tech company in order to build a spacecraft to transport the water. His plans are threatened when the government intercepts.
David Bowie somehow found time amidst his iconoclastic recording career to put this extraordinary, alien performance to film. This was a perfect meeting of minds: Nicolas Roeg, the great experimenter of narrative forms, and Bowie, the undefinable mystery, together conjure up a masterwork of sci-fi.