Blade Runner Film Summary & Analysis

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Rick Deckard

Description

Deckard is the Blade Runner who has a reputation for being the best at tracking down and retiring (killing) Replicants. He had quit working for the Los Angeles Police Department, but he is called in by Bryant (chief of the Los Angeles Police) to handle tracking down this small group of Replicants that pose a great threat to all of society. Decker's appearance is gritty and unkempt, adorned in non-descript clothing that blends with the bleak, futuristic setting of Los Angeles. The trench coat he wears is either black or dark brown and is rarely removed, other than for the few scenes inside his apartment.

Analysis

Harrison Ford is a well-known, respected actor. Although the film is considered one of the greatest in the science-fiction category, Ford's acting does not appear to have contributed to the film's success. He runs about, acting as anyone would who...

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