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As the titles roll we see a road stretching to faraway blue mountains the background music is a kind of rocknroll country sound Tex-Mex so the audience have the expectation that what they are about to see will involve a journey in the western states of America As the film has a 15 certificate the audience expectation is that it will handle adult issues and it may include some scenes of violence some scenes of a sexual nature and bad language may be used However being a Ridley Scott film Blade Runner 1492 the imagery of the landscape has a deeper meaning it appears vast and deep with forced perspective and the intensity of the light and colour lend a super- realistic look to it So much so that the background almost looks like a painted one a matte and has a surrealistic dreamlike quality so we feel we can expect a complex and emotional experience rather than simply the telling of a story describing a journey As the journey is an important element of the film I suppose you might describe it as a road movie but not in the Hope Crosby Lamour tradition more the Bonnie and Clyde model with its mixture of comedy violence and poetry You could also say it is a buddies movie as the relationship between the eponymous heroines is a major element of the film The film for me is also reminiscent of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid with its examination of the relationship of the pair and its Western setting and its backdrop of cowboys horses guns and the pursuit by the posse through the characteristic Western Monument Valley landscape As in another example of the western genre John Fords The Searchers we are always aware of the difference between out and indoors with darker interiors and bright light outside and often when the action is inside we either
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