Alien @ CPH:DOX

On its 40th anniversary, the Copenhagen festival CPH:DOX running from March 20 – 31 is screening a newly restored edition of the Ridley Scott classic sci fi film, Alien from 1979. This is one the best film examples of psychological horror melded with sci fi. Scary and visually impressive.

A mining ship lands on Earth in order to investigate a received SOS. During the course of their investigation an alien attaches itself to the face of a crew member. The crew try to separate the two, but cannot. Soon all seven members of the crew are affected. One by one they all are killed.

Sigourney Weaver stars as the tough ship’s captain. She will have to fight for her life against a creature as deadly as it is ugly.

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