Dark Star: HR Giger’s World
This documentary examines the unique genius of Swiss artist H.R. Giger, best known for his Oscar-winning designs for "Alien," in his final years.
Surrealist artist H. R. Giger (1940-2014) terrified audiences with his Oscar-winning monsters in Ridley Scott's Alien. Sci-fi, horror, music, album covers, tattoos and fetish art have been influenced by his intricate paintings and sculptures depicting birth, death and sex. Both a mesmerizing introduction to Giger's oeuvre and a must-see for Giger devotees, Belinda Sallin's definitive documentary Dark Star: HR Giger’s World shares the last years of the artist's life and reveals how deeply he resided within his own artistic visions. --Icarus