Roswell: The U.F.O. Cover Up

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Roswell: The U.F.O. Cover Up ★★½ 1994 (PG-13)

Factbased drama finds intelligence officer Major Jesse Marcel (McLachlan) investigating the wreckage of a craft near his Roswell, New Mexico air base in the summer of 1947. Marcel believes the craft is extraterrestrial—as are the strange bodies recovered from the wreckage. An Air Force press release announces a UFO but is quickly retracted and Marcel's suspicions ridiculed. A 30year reunion still finds him obsessed and seeking to clear his name but this time Marcel's investigations may finally lead to the truth. Made for TV; based on the book “UFO Crash at Roswell” by Kevin D. Randle and Donald R. Schmitt. 91m/C VHS, DVD . Kyle MacLachlan, Dwight Yoakam, Kim Greist, Martin Sheen, Xander Berkeley, J.D. Daniels, Doug Wert, John M. Jackson, Peter MacNichol, Bob Gunton, Charles Martin Smith; D: Jeremy Paul Kagan; W: Jeremy Paul Kagan, Arthur Kopit, Paul Davids; C: Steven Poster; M: Elliot Goldenthal. TV