Roy Batty, played by Rutger Haur, said in Ridley Scotts 1982 Bladerunner- An adaptation of Phillip K Dick’s 1968 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? in the most famous add lib of all time in "perhaps the most moving death soliloquy in cinematic history”
“I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears...in...rain. Time to die.”
This short monologue underlines the replicant's humanlike characteristics mixed with its artificial capabilities. And he is only three years and ten months old.
Excerpt from 'The Exegesis of Dominique Nicolau or The Cult of The Crystal' - Masters Research Portfolio Thesis 2016 ✨
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