Blade Runner (1982)
Director: Ridley Scott
A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator.
- Rutger Hauer [Roy Batty]
- James Hong [Hannibal Chew]
- Brion James [Leon Kowalski]
- William Sanderson [J.F. Sebastian]
- Joe Turkel [Eldon Tyrell]
- Ridley Scott regards Blade Runner (1982) as probably his most personal and complete film.
- This is Rutger Hauer's favorite of his own films. Hauer came up with many inventive ideas for his characterization, like the moment where he grabs and fondles a dove. He also improvised the now-iconic line "All those moments will be lost in time... like tears in rain". He later chose "All those moments" as the title of his autobiography.
- Ridley Scott and Jordan Cronenweth achieved the famous 'shining eyes' effect by using a technique invented by 'Fritz Lang' known as the 'Schüfftan Process'; light is bounced into the actors' eyes off a piece of half mirrored glass mounted at a forty five degree angle to the camera.
- The ending title sequence in the theatrical cut of the film contains unused footage from Stanley Kubrick's The Shining (1980). These were extra shots of the main title sequence, although none of the shots contain the road that was seen in The Shining.
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