"I have always lived my life in the profession of being. " - Quentin Crisp the widely acclaimed RESIDENT ALIEN chronicles the adventures of cult figure Quentin Crisp a flamboyantly eccentric Englishman who once pursued fame across the razor-sharp edges of Manhattan. Both actor and chronicler of Manhattan's Downtown Crisp and his band of stars demi-stars and wannabee Warhol Superstars Holly Woodlawn improbable sex prodigy Felicity Mason Sting and John Hurt (who played Crisp in the autobiographical the Naked Civil Servant) weave a vision of New York that constantly disturbs the boundary between fantasy and reality. Award winning director Jonathan Nossiter (Mondovino Sundance Grand Prize Winner Sunday and Signs & Wonders) mirrors Crisp's delight for the unorthodox with an energetic and wildly original blend of documentary and fiction. Together they lay bare the last days of New York's fabulous Downtown scene and it's art world follies. DVD Features: "Losing the Thread" directed by Jonathan Nossiter: A pitiless hour-long comedy on art fraud the perils of the male ego and the Disneyfication of Tuscany; Filmmaker Biography; Interactive Menus; Scene Selection.