Future Noir

Future Noir The Making of Blade Runner

Revised and updated edition ; first Dey Street paperback

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Synopsis

"Ridley Scott's 1992 "Director's Cut" confirmed the international film cognoscenti's judgment: Blade Runner, based on Philip K. Dick's brilliant and troubling science fiction masterpiece Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, is the most visually dense, thematically challenging, and influential science fiction film ever made. Future Noir offers a deeper understanding of this cult phenomenon that is storytelling and visual filmmaking at its best. n this intensive, intimate and anything-but-glamorous behind-the-scenes account, film insider and cinephile Paul M. Sammon explores how Ridley Scott purposefully used his creative genius to transform the work of science fiction's most uncompromising author into a critical sensation, a commercial success, and a cult classic that would reinvent the genre. Sammon reveals how the making of the original Blade Runner was a seven-year odyssey that would test the stamina and the imagination of writers, p

Book information

ISBN: 9780062699466
Publisher: Dey Street Books, an imprint of William Morrow
Imprint: Dey Street Books, an imprint of William Morrow
Pub date:
Edition: Revised and updated edition ; first Dey Street paperback
DEWEY: 791.4372
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xxv, 594
Weight: 690g
Height: 235mm
Width: 155mm
Spine width: 42mm