BLADE RUNNER: THE FINAL CUT
RIDLEY SCOTT | USA | 1982 | 117 MIN | R
Set in a drizzly, dystopian version of November 2019 complete with flying flying cars and sentient robots, this sci-fi classic stars Harrison Ford as former “blade runner” Rick Deckard, a cop specializing in tracking down and eliminating the bioengineered humanoids known as replicants. When a group of fugitive replicants flee to Earth, Deckard reluctantly agrees to find them, and a trail of clues leads him to the shadowy Tyrell Corporation and beautiful, mysterious Rachael (Sean Young). Mangled in the editing room, Blade Runner was critically misunderstood upon its initial release. Now, BLADE RUNNER: THE FINAL CUT has been released with Ridley Scott’s stamp of approval, offering viewers the opportunity to be fully transported to the director’s futuristic vision of our not-so-distant present.
Cast: Harrison Ford, Sean Young, Rutger Hauer, Edward James Olmos
“An astonishing achievement: a dystopian sci-fi epic that is also one of the best film noirs of recent times.” –The Independent