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Rutger Hauer: an icily elegant presence with a touch of self-aware drollery | Peter Bradshaw

Hauer became a hall-of-famer with his Tears in Rain speech in Blade Runner, but there was much more to this talented, stylish actor Quite an experience to live in fear, isnt it? Thats what it is to be a slave. So begins the icily elegant final speech in Ridley Scotts 1982 classic Blade Runner. It is famously delivered by the Dutch star Rutger Hauer, playing Roy, the charismatic replicant rebel with the mysterious moral sense who rescues Harrison Fords cop Deckard from falling at the very last. And as the…

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