A landmark of the science fiction and the neo-noir genres, Blade Runner is also awash with design objects by Rams. Lochman points out the objects used to create the film's futuristic background. Set in a dystopic Los Angeles, Blade Runner stars Harrison Ford as a retired cop fighting human-like androids. Lauded for its design and effects, Blade Runner was nominated for Academy Awards in set design and art direction.
Blade Runner (Director's Cut)
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Thursday, December 15, 2011, 7:00 p.m.
Phyllis Wattis Theater
Introduced by Stella Lochman, education and public programs assistant, SFMOMA
Ridley Scott, 1982, 117 min., 35 mm
Image: Ridley Scott, Blade Runner (still), 1982; courtesy Photofest NYC; © Warner Bros.