Sarah Hall

Chooses Blade Runner by Ridley Scott

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Man Booker Prize shortlisted novelist, author of The Electric Michelangelo, The Carhullan Army and How to Paint a Dead Man

Blade Runner by Ridley Scott

Sarah Hall chooses Blade Runner (1982), the science fiction classic directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer and Sean Young. The film is based on Philip K Dick's novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Sarah Hall nominates the Director's Cut or Final Cut versions of the film.

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Michael Deeley reveals the truth behind Blade Runner’s tortured production history.

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A rare interview with Blade Runner and Chariots of Fire composer Vangelis.

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Philip K Dick

Science fiction author Philip K Dick on his impulse to write.

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Michael Sheen

Actor Michael Sheen and critic Roger Luckhurst on the twin sister that haunted Philip K Dick’s life and work.

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