Blade Runner (Original photograph from the 1982 film). Author: Ridley Scott (director); David Peoples, Hampton Fancher (screenwriters); Philip K. Dick (novel); Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, Daryl Hannah (starring) Title: Blade Runner (Original photograph from the 1982 film) Publication: West Hollywood: The Ladd Company, 1982. Description: Vintage borderless photograph from the 1982 film.
French "Still Photo" label on verso. Based on the 1968 novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Like Stanley Kubrick's "2001" in 1968, and building on the claustrophobic, dystopian vision director Ridley Scott had already developed in "Alien" (1979), "Blade Runner" set a standard for science fiction cinema that resulted an irrevocable influence on the genre.
The bar was raised not just with regard to visual style, but with the invocation of socio-political themes that had prior to that time only existed in science fiction literature. Very Good plus, light edgewear and creasing. Carson and Connolly, Destroy All Movies.Clover, Men Women and Chainsaws. Subject: 1980s Cinema, Dystopian, Film Still Photographs, Films with Literary Sources, National Film Registry, Photographs, Science Fiction.
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