MoMI presents ESCAPES

MoMI presents ESCAPES

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Directed by Michael Almereyda and executive produced by Wes Anderson, ESCAPES blazes a wild path through mid-20th-century Hollywood via the experiences of Hampton Fancher — flamenco dancer, actor, and the unlikely producer and screenwriter of the landmark sci-fi classic BLADE RUNNER. (Fancher also penned the story for its sequel, BLADE RUNNER 2049.) A consummate raconteur, Fancher recounts episodes from his remarkable life — romantic misadventures with silver-screen stars, wayward acts of chivalry, jealousy, and friendship — matched with a parallel world of film and TV footage wherein Fancher plays cowboys, killers, fops, cads, and the occasional hero. ESCAPES shows how one man's personal journey can unexpectedly shape a medium's future.

MoMI presents ESCAPES

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