Two beautiful time-travelling aliens arrive on Earth, drawn by a
powerful need to search for the meaning of human creativity, to discover
the truth behind the words, music and changing faces of David Bowie,
whose music has reached their world and sparked something new in them.
In their quest to understand Bowie's work, they are exposed to a world
of self-destruction and loneliness as they travel through time to key
moments in his life. From Ziggy's Heddon Street, Brixton and Hammersmith
in London, to Doheny Drive, and the Mojave Desert outside Los Angeles
filming The Man Who Fell to Earth, to the austere beauty and creative
flowering of Berlin and finally New York, their travels show them the
beauty and the horror of the modern world and introduce them to the
humanity's greatest quality, love.
Part pop-culture sci-fi thriller,
part love letter to David Bowie, The Speed of Life is both an
examination of the intangible relationship between creator and fan, the
loved and the lovers, and a quiet meditation on the inexplicable power