About the film
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Blade Runner : Black Out 2022
Release Date: September 26, 2017
|Genres||:||Action, Animation, Science Fiction|
|Production Companies||:||Alcon Entertainment, Cygames Pictures|
This animated short revolves around the events causing an electrical systems failure on the west coast of the US. According to Blade Runner 2049’s official timeline, this failure leads to cities shutting down, financial and trade markets being thrown into chaos, and food supplies dwindling. There’s no proof as to what caused the blackouts, but Replicants — the bio-engineered robots featured in the original Blade Runner, are blamed.