Future Noir

Future Noir

The Making of Blade Runner

Book - 1996
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The 1992 release of the "Director's Cut" only confirmed what the international film cognoscenti have know all along: Ridley Scott's Blade Runner, based on Philip K. Dick's brilliant and troubling SF novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, still rules as the most visually dense, thematically challenging, and influential SF film ever made.

Future Noir is the story of that triumph.

The making of Blade Runner was a seven-year odyssey that would test the stamina and the imagination of writers, producers, special effects wizards, and the most innovative art directors and set designers in the industry.

A fascinating look at the ever-shifting interface between commerce and the art that is modern Hollywood, Future Noir is the intense, intimate, anything-but-glamerous inside account of how the work of SF's most uncompromising author was transformed into a critical sensation, a commercial success, and a cult classic.

Publisher: New York : HarperPrism, c1996
ISBN: 9780061053146
Call Number: 791.4372 Sa45f
Characteristics: xix, 441 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Making of Blade runner


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Sep 26, 2017

Great book about a great film ~ 420

Aug 14, 2012

Fascinating tale about the making of the film. After reading this book I'm amazed that any movie project gets finished! The actors, director, and crew were quite cooperative with the author.


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