| There are no more invitations to see the film starring Sigourney Weaver this Wednesday, July 22 at 10:00 pm | One Wednesday after the other, the Summer Ficcmoteca runs out of invitations for screenings of the classics of the eighties and nineties that it is holding at the Parque Torres Auditorium within the Cartagena es Cultura program.
The same has happened this Wednesday, July 22 with Ridley Scott's masterpiece 'Alien, the eighth passenger'.
The movie starring Sigourney Weaver will be screened at 10:00 p.m. Year 2122.
The commercial ship Nostromo and its seven crew, who return to Earth, are forced to stop on an unknown planet after receiving a distress signal from it.
While exploring the terrain, they find a colony of unknown creatures.This sci-fi horror classic directed by Ridley Scott was the feature film that kicked off the celebrated "Alien" movie saga.
The British filmmaker manages to create a tense atmosphere full of suspense and action around this dark, dangerous and unpredictable monster -which develops within its victims and acquires some characteristics of its guests- through a terrifying premise: "in space no one can hear your screams.
"Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm and Yaphet Kotto play this crew that suffers the attack of one of the mysterious creatures.
Although it appears at first that the alien is harmless and cannot cause them any serious harm, they will soon realize that they have let a relentless and deadly evil into their ship.'Alien, the eighth passenger' won the award for the best special effects at an Oscar in which, in addition, he was nominated for the best artistic direction.
The film also garnered a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Screenplay and two awards (soundtrack and production design) and five BAFTA nominations.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena