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Science fiction films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Run Run Shaw, Sir; Jerry Perenchio; Bud Yorkin; Hampton Fancher; David Webb Peoples; Michael Deeley; Ridley Scott; Brian Kelly; Harrison Ford; Rutger Hauer; Sean Young; Edward James Olmos; M Emmet Walsh; Daryl Hannah; William Sanderson; Brion James; Joe Turkel; Joanna Cassidy; Terry Rawlings; Vangelis; Lawrence G Paull; Jordan Cronenweth; Charles Knode; Michael Kaplan; David L Snyder; Douglas Trumbull; Charles De Lauzirika; Gillian Hutshing; Katherine Haber; Syd Mead; Richard Yuricich; David Dryer; Philip K Dick; Ladd Company.; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Warner Home Video (Firm)
|Language Note:||English or dubbed French dialogue; optional English SDH, French or Spanish subtitles.|
|Notes:||"Presented in a 'letterbox' widescreen format preserving the 'scope' aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container.
Based on the novel "Do androids dream of electric sheep" by Philip K. Dick.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
Recorded in Dolby digital surround 5.1 (all movie versions) and Dolby surround stereo (disc 3 versions).
Special features: Disc 1: New footage and special effects never before seen; Introduction by Ridley Scott; Commentaries: Commentary by director Ridley Scott, Commentary by executive producer/co-screenwriter Hampton Fancher, co-screenwriter David Peoples, producer Michael Deeley and production executive Katherine Haber, Commentary by visual futurist Syd Mead, production designer Lawrence G. Paull, art director David L. Snyder and special photographic effects supervisors Douglas Trumbull, Richard Yuricich and David Dryer -- Disc 2: Dangerous days : making Blade Runner (definitive documentary incorporating outtakes, deleted scenes, all-new interviews), Trailers -- Disc 3: Introductions of each version by Ridley Scott -- Disc 4 (audiovisual mosaic of segments chronicling aspects of the production; focuses on Syd Mead, Jordan Cronenweth, DVD restoration, and vintage featurette): Access (plays all featurettes back to back); Inception: The electric dreamer : author Philip K. Dick, Sacrificial sheep : the novel vs. the film, Philip K. Dick : the Blade Runner interviews (Inspiration for 'Electric sheep', The meaning of 'Electric sheep', Wanting to write the script, Hollywood, Not asked to write the script, Adapting books to movies, Being left out of the production, Problems with the first screenplay, Hating Hampton Fancher's script, Lashing out against 'Blade Runner', Meeting Ridley Scott, Loving David People's script, Viewing 'Blade Runner' footage, Harrison Ford); Fabrication: Signs of the times : graphic design, Fashion forward : wardrobe and styling, Screen tests : Rachael and Pris, The light that burns : remembering Jordan Cronenweth, Deleted and alternate scences; Longevity: 1982 promotional featurettes (On the set, Convention reel, Behind-the-scenes outtakes), Trailers and TV spot (1981 teaser trailer, 1982 theatrical trailer, 1982 TV spot, 1992 director's cut trailer, 2007 Dangeous days teaser trailer, 2007 final cut trailer), Promoting dystopia : rendering the poster art, Deck-a-rep : the true nature of Rick Deckard, Nexus generation : fans & filmmakers.
|Credits:||Supervising editor, Terry Rawlings ; music composed, arranged, performed and produced by Vangelis ; production designed by Lawrence G. Paull ; director of photography, Jordan Cronenweth ; costumes designed by Charles Knode and Michael Kaplan ; art director, David L. Snyder ; visual effects, Douglas Trumbull ; [final cut restoration producer, Charles de Lauzirika ; final cut restoration editor, Gillian Hutshing].|
|Cast:||Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, M. Emmet Walsh, Daryl Hannah, William Sanderson, Brion James, Joe Turkel, Joanna Cassidy.|
|Production notes:||Filmed at the Burbank Studios, Burbank, Calif.|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: R (violence and brief nudity; special features not rated).; CHV rating: 14A.|
|Description:||4 videodiscs (117 min.) : sd., color ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, NTSC; region 1; Dual-layer format.|
|Contents:||Disc 1. The final cut (2007) --
disc 2. Dangerous days : making Blade Runner (214 min.) / Jerry Perenchio, Bud Yorkin and Warner Home Video present ; a Lauzirika production --
disc 3. U.S. theatrical cut (1982) ; International theatrical cut (1982) ; Director's cut (1992) --
disc 4. Enhancement archive.
|Other Titles:||Dangerous days.
Blade runner (Motion picture : Final cut)
Blade runner (Motion picture).
Blade runner (Motion picture : Director's cut).
|Responsibility:||the Ladd Company in association with Sir Run Run Shaw thru Warner Bros. ; Jerry Perenchio and Bud Yorkin present ; screenplay by Hampton Fancher and David Peoples ; produced by Michael Deeley ; directed by Ridley Scott ; executive producer, Brian Kelly, Hampton Fancher.|
Los Angeles, 2019: Rick Deckard of the LAPD's Blade Runner unit prowls the steel & microchip jungle of the 21st century. His job is to track down and eliminate assumed humanoids known as 'replicants.' Replicants were declared illegal after a bloody mutiny on an Off-World Colony, and are to be terminated upon detection. He wants to get out of the force, but is drawn back in when 6 "skin jobs," the slang for replicants, hijack a ship back to Earth. The city that Deckard must search for his prey is a huge, sprawling, bleak vision of the future.
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