Earlier this year, Screen Media and Legion M acquired North American rights to Alexandre O. Philippe’s documentary Memory: The Origins of Alien, and following the film's summer theatrical run, it's getting ready to land on Blu-ray and DVD on November 19th.
If you were thinking about pre-ordering the film, Legion M is offering up a pretty fantastic incentive to do so from their official website. If you pre-order the film on Blu-ray or DVD from Legion M, you'll receive a limited edition H.R. Giger Necronomicon metal pin as a special gift!
Memory: The Origins of Alien unearths the largely untold origin story behind Ridley Scott's cinematic masterpiece, and reveals a treasure trove of never-before-seen materials from the archives of Alien creators Dan O'Bannon and H.R. Giger - including original story notes, rejected designs and storyboards, exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, and O’Bannon’s original 29 page script from 1971, titled Memory. The documentary also takes fans on an exploration of the mythical underpinnings of Alien and dedicates focus on the film’s iconic “Chestburster” scene.
The film is an Exhibit A Pictures production, produced by Kerry Deignan Roy; and co-produced by Annick Mahnert of Screen Division, Chad Herschberger of Milkhaus, and Robert Muratore of Exhibit A Pictures. Diane O’Bannon, Carmen Giger and Leslie Barany served as executive producers.