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That line only seems significant because it is being taken out of context. In the scene immediately prior while he is waiting for her, we hear an announcer in the background saying: "Ladies and Gentlemen. Taffy Lewis presents Miss Salomé and the snake. Watch her take the pleasures from the serpent that once corrupted man." The conversation you are ...


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I don't think it is. The whole dialog goes like below; notice how uneasy Deckard appears to be, unlike Zhora: Deckard: Have you felt yourself to be exploited in any way? Zhora: How do you mean, exploited? Deckard: Well, like to get this job. I mean, did you do, or- or were you asked to do anything lewd or unsavory or otherwise, uh, repulsive to your ...


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Based on my recollection, and especially the shot in which he completely peels off one nail, this seemed intended to show how close he was to obsolescence death, already on borrowed time, as it were, with only days, then hours, then minutes before he would die.


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The IMDb trivia page for the film says it is an allusion to Blade Runner, with one extra titbit of information added: In one scene, Kyle Reese calls the T-800 (Arnold Schwarzenegger) a "skin job". This is a nod to Blade Runner (1982), where Rick Deckard's (Harrison Ford's) boss, Bryant (M. Emmet Walsh), refers to the Nexus 6 cyborgs as skin jobs. ...


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So far as I know, your question was first put in publication by Joseph Fancavilla in "The Android as Doppelgänger" (see Retrofitting Blade Runner--edited by poet Judith Kerman, p. 10), but speculation since has accounted for this... There are gaps in the film, mostly due to budget and time concerns, but early scripts, storyboards, and interviews with actor ...


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Joshi wants to protect the 'wall' Joshi believes that the world needs to remain the way that it is, and for people to realise that Replicants can now become pregnant would destroy the world as they know it. She's willing to die to protect that truth from getting out. The world is built on a wall You'll recall, that Joshi explained the way the world works to ...


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Intentionally omitted There are no mentions of the population of Los Angeles (or any of the other Megalopolis'), and my suspicion was that it was left vague intentionally by the writers. Denis Villeneuve (the Director of this movie), has stated in interviews: "Part of L.A. is in ruins and doesn’t have power anymore, and there are a lot of refugees ...


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When I first saw this question, my immediate response was that Zhora's question was not supposed to have any particular significance—that it was just her expressing her surprise and exasperation with Deckard. It's a pretty reasonable reaction; he does, after all, follow her into her dressing room and watch her change clothes—which she does not particularly ...


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