Alexandre O. Philippe

Alexandre O. Philippe is a Swiss film director.

The Life & Times of Paul the Psychic Octopus (2012)

The world's most beloved and scorned cephalopod, whose remarkable string of 8 correct 'predictions' during the 2010 Soccer World Cup made him a worldwide superstar.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre O. Philippe
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The world's most beloved and scorned cephalopod, whose remarkable string of 8 correct 'predictions' during the 2010 Soccer World Cup made him a worldwide superstar.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre O. Philippe
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The People vs. George Lucas (2010)

The passion the original Star Wars trilogy inspires in its fans is unparalleled; but when it comes to George Lucas himself, many have found their ardor has cooled into a complicated love-hate relationship. This hilarious, heartfelt documentary delves deep into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre O. Philippe
CAST:  Mark A. Altman  •  John Barger  •  Ahmed Best  •  David Brin

The passion the original Star Wars trilogy inspires in its fans is unparalleled; but when it comes to George Lucas himself, many have found their ardor has cooled into a complicated love-hate relationship. This hilarious, heartfelt documentary delves deep into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre O. Philippe
CAST:  Mark A. Altman  •  John Barger  •  Ahmed Best  •  David Brin

Doc of the Dead (2014)

The definitive zombie culture documentary, brought to the screen by the makers of THE PEOPLE vs. GEORGE LUCAS.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre O. Philippe
CAST:  Alex Cox  •  Simon Pegg  •  Bruce Campbell  •  Fran Kranz

The definitive zombie culture documentary, brought to the screen by the makers of THE PEOPLE vs. GEORGE LUCAS.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre O. Philippe
CAST:  Alex Cox  •  Simon Pegg  •  Bruce Campbell  •  Fran Kranz

Earthlings: Ugly Bags of Mostly Water (2004)

Earthlings boldly goes where no documentary has gone before and investigates one of the most intriguing groups of individuals on this, or any other planet: the Klingons and Star Trek fans. Featuring Worf (aka Michael Dorn), this film was released to coincide with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre O. Philippe
CAST:  Michael Dorn

Earthlings boldly goes where no documentary has gone before and investigates one of the most intriguing groups of individuals on this, or any other planet: the Klingons and Star Trek fans. Featuring Worf (aka Michael Dorn), this film was released to coincide with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre O. Philippe
CAST:  Michael Dorn

78/52 (2017)

The most famous murder scene in movie history comprises 78 camera settings and 52 cuts: the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. 78/52 tells the story of the man behind the curtain and his greatest obsession.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre O. Philippe
CAST:  Emilie Germain  •  Oz Perkins  •  Peter Bogdanovich  •  Guillermo del Toro

The most famous murder scene in movie history comprises 78 camera settings and 52 cuts: the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. 78/52 tells the story of the man behind the curtain and his greatest obsession.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre O. Philippe
CAST:  Emilie Germain  •  Oz Perkins  •  Peter Bogdanovich  •  Guillermo del Toro

Memory: The Origins of Alien (2019)

The untold origin story behind Ridley Scott's Alien - rooted in Greek and Egyptian mythologies, underground comics, the art of Francis Bacon, and the dark visions of Dan O'Bannon and H.R. Giger. A contemplation on the symbiotic collaborative process of movie-making ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre O. Philippe
CAST:  Ronald Shusett  •  Mickey Faerch  •  Roger Christian  •  Linda Rich

The untold origin story behind Ridley Scott's Alien - rooted in Greek and Egyptian mythologies, underground comics, the art of Francis Bacon, and the dark visions of Dan O'Bannon and H.R. Giger. A contemplation on the symbiotic collaborative process of movie-making ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre O. Philippe
CAST:  Ronald Shusett  •  Mickey Faerch  •  Roger Christian  •  Linda Rich

Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist (2019)

A lyrical and spiritual cinematic essay on The Exorcist, the last film of Alexandre O. Philippe explores the uncharted depths of William Friedkin’s mind’s eye, the nuances of his filmmaking process, and the mysteries of faith and fate that have shaped his life and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre O. Philippe
CAST:  William Friedkin

A lyrical and spiritual cinematic essay on The Exorcist, the last film of Alexandre O. Philippe explores the uncharted depths of William Friedkin’s mind’s eye, the nuances of his filmmaking process, and the mysteries of faith and fate that have shaped his life and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre O. Philippe
CAST:  William Friedkin