, as we shall see, is a remarkable instance of this.
To help him stay awake he picks up the hitcher
ITV1 Wales, Friday 10.35pm This remade thriller classic puts Rutger Hauer in the title role.
London, Feb.27 (ANI): Millionaire football star Carlos Tevez is nicknamed the Hitcher
because he takes lifts from his Manchester United teammates.
MONDAY: The Hitcher
(Sky Movies Premiere, 10.15pm).
Hauer, whose films include Blade Runner and The Hitcher
, stars alongside British actor Iain Glen and German actress Suzanne Von Borsody.
T he 1986 version of The Hitcher
, was a nerve-shredding game of cat and mouse between a driver and a psychotic drifter.
That rule probably should have been applied to The Hitcher
, a low budget chiller from 1986, made glorious by the presence of Rutger Hauer as the enigmatic lift-taker who terrorises teenage driver C Thomas Howell, framing him for the string of motiveless murders that he has committed.
(in the elision adopted for the film) may be an innocent in search of adventure or a monster in pursuit of prey; the form the arche-type assumes is somehow related to the sensibility of the times in which it appears.
climbed on to the bottom of a coach carrying Year Six pupils from Greenbank Primary School, in south Liverpool, who were returning from an annual trip to Paris.
and Blade Runner film star made his English language debut in the 1975 British movie The Wilby Conspiracy and director Ridley Scott cast him as android replicant Roy Batty in 1982 sci-fi film Blade Runner without actually meeting him first.
ITV, 11.10pm After finding a family murdered in their car, a young couple are blamed for the killings.