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Denis Villeneuve brings his ideas to the 'beautiful nightmare' world of Blade Runner

Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve talks about creating the sequel to the 1982 cult classic.
Director Denis Villeneuve with Tom Power in Montreal, Que. (Elaine Chau/CBC)

Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049 is garnering positive reviews ahead of its opening on Friday, Oct. 6. Starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford, the followup to Ridley Scott's much-adored Blade Runner original has the Quebec filmmaker at the helm of one of the fall's most anticipated movies.

Villeneuve talks to q host Tom Power about making the film and dealing with the legacy of Scott's original.

— Produced by Elaine Chau

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