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Published: 08 August 2008

96 Pages

ISBN: 9781903663790

Bookseller Code (01)

Studying Blade Runner

Instructor's Edition

Second Edition

Sean Redmond

Auteur Publishing in partnership with Liverpool University Press

Studying Films

In Studying Blade Runner, Sean Redmond uses the key concepts of media and film studies-film language, representation, institutions, and audiences-to explore the significance of the film: its breakthrough use of special effects as a narrative tool; the film's revolutionary representation of the future city; its treatment of racial and sexual politics; its unique status as a text whose meaning was fundamentally altered in its rereleased "Director's Cut" form-and what this means in an institutional context.