Writer and producer Ivor Powell worked for nearly three years as an assistant for Stanley Kubrick on 2001:A Space Odyssey and line produced for Ridley Scott on The Duellists and Alien as well as many other projects since.
This screening will also be introduced by Will Brooker; the editor of The Blade Runner Experience. Will Brooker is Professor of Film and Cultural Studies at Kingston University, London, and author of many books on popular culture and audiences, including Batman Unmasked, Using the Force, Alice's Adventures, Hunting the Dark Knight, and Why Bowie Matters.
Adapted from Philip K. Dick’s novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?", Ridley Scott’s iconic dystopian classic is unquestionably one of the greatest sci-fi films ever made.
Harrison Ford is exemplary as the world-weary detective hunting down intelligent but murderous replicants in a neon-lit, rain-spattered future Los Angeles. Rutger Hauer, Sean Young and Daryl Hannah all give career-defining performances.
Given complete artistic freedom to make The Final Cut in 2007, the 25th anniversary of the film’s release, director Ridley Scott created this final, definitive version, fully restored from the original negative