Rutger Hauer

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Rutger Hauer

Post by Snake-Eyes » Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:32 pm

Extremely talented yet still very underrated in my opinion, Rutger is a bit of a cult-hero of mine. His very presence seems to 'elevate' any film he appears in.

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He's played many different memorable characters throughout his career, from the heroic to the twisted & villainous and even the almost tragic (that would be Roy Batty) but the man is a very down-to-earth and grounded individual. Listening to the commentary track he recorded for HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN with director Jason Eisener, he comes across as a really humorous and likeable guy too; very non-Hollywood and still has many 'European' sensibilities.

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It's really cool the way he never takes himself too seriously and is always up for even the most craziest roles/projects. If you've not seen it, check out the 1987 TV movie ESCAPE FROM SOBIBOR for which he won a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor.
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Re: Rutger Hauer

Post by juanvasquez » Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:47 pm

Absolutely top class actor, who is fantastic at playing a bastard, that's for sure!
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Re: Rutger Hauer

Post by Bat » Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:49 pm

Much love for Rutger Hauer. Still love him to bits in The Hitcher. How dare Sean Bean think he can replace the Hauer. Hauer has a unique look, especially with those blue eyes. He does a lot for independent cinema. Good on the bloke
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