BREAKING NEWS!!! Dark Star, the H.R. Giger documentary is coming to North America! This is great news for fans of Giger and his work who’ve been waiting for this film to be available over here. Check out the press release below and prepare for a never before seen look into the world of H. R. Giger the master of the dark and the stars.
DARK STAR: H. R. GIGER’S WORLD GOTH SURREALIST H. R. GIGER (1940-2014) DOCUMENTARY SIGNED; ACADEMY AWARD-WINNING ARTIST BEHIND RIDLEY SCOTT’S ‘ALIEN’ AND ALEJANDRO JODOROWSKY’S ‘DUNE’
January 13, 2015, New York: Icarus Films and KimStim today announced the joint acquisition of North American distribution rights, including theatrical, non-theatrical, home entertainment, and television rights, to Dark Star: H. R. Giger’s World, a film by Belinda Sallin.
This definitive new documentary brings viewers into the home and life of the surrealist goth artist who won an Academy Award for designing the legendary character from Ridley Scott’s Alien films starring Sigourney Weaver opposite creatures of Giger’s creation. In addition to his contributions to the nightmares of generations of moviegoers, H. R. Giger (1940-2014) was an accomplished sculptor and painter. His work lives on in album covers, tattoos, and a dedicated Giger museum.
Dark Star is available now for theatrical engagements, film festivals and other bookings, on formats including DCP, Blu-ray, and more. Previews, interviews and high-res press material are available for covering journalists and film programmers.
“Giger’s work disturbs us, spooks us, because of its enormous evolutionary time span…It shows us, all too clearly, where we come from and where we are going.” —Timothy Leary quoted in The New York Times
Dark Star: H. R. Giger’s World / A film by Belinda Sallin Release: 2015 / Copyright: 2014 / 95 minutes