R | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.
For director Denis Villeneuve, there are two versions of the original Blade Runner (1982) despite the seven alternative cuts: The original cut is the story of a human being falling in love with a replicant and the final cut is a story of a replicant that discovers its true identity. As for this film, in Villeneuve's own words, it is made from the tension between those two versions.
I hope you don't mind me taking the liberty. I was careful not to drag in... any dirt.
When Luv takes K to the room where the data files are stored, the heavy door jams about half way when opening. She then uses physical strength to open it with her hands (with no apparent effort), but she is wearing elegant shoes with heels on a slippery floor. It would be physically impossible for her to apply enough force on the heavy door to open it without having a good grip on the ground, regardless of her superhuman strength. She would normally slide away when trying. This being 2049, with advances in technology prompted by decades of litigation and compensation ; we can safely presume that such shoes have a means to "grip" at least artificial floors. That would be a trivial technical problem, compared to other portrayed technology : hover-cars, holograms that can see, instant showers, off-world travel, replicants etc. etc.
The Warner Bros, Alcon Entertainment and Columbia Pictures logos are black and white, slightly glitching holograms.
In India, the film had to be censored before it could receive an 'A' rating from the CBFC (Indian rating's board); these cuts removed all shots of nudity from the film; while it was pointed out that the nudity was in fact computer generated images rather than real footage the censors still objected to this and demanded cuts. The censors also demanded that all shots of liquor bottles in the film have their labels be blurred out.
English, Finnish, Japanese, Hungarian, Russian, Somali, Spanish
AUD 4,528,430 (Australia) (8 October 2017)
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