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Blade Runner


The movie that I chose to analyze for this section is Blade Runner. This movie takes
place in Los Angeles in the year 2019. It is based on a futuristic situation where a company has created an advance synthetic human form referred to as replicants. The replicants look identical to regular humans, however they are faster, stronger, and more agile. Their intelligence is equal to if not more superior to humans. The replicants were sent to the off world and used to further space exploration and used as slaves. When a revolt of the replicants took place it was determined that they would no longer be able to return to earth. A police task force called the Blade Runners was established to retire (execute) any replicant that made it back to earth.

The main character of the movie is Deckert. He is unwillingly recruited back into the Blade Runners when a group of six replicant hijacked a shuttle, killed the crew, and returned to earth. He begins the hunt for these escapee replicant, but first meets a replicant who becomes an exception to his beliefs.

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