Item Details

Manufactured Landscapes

Format
Online; Online Video; Video
Type
Documentary Films; Films for the Hearing Impaired
Date
2007
Duration
1:26:30
Summary
Follows photographer Edward Burtynsky, internationally acclaimed for his large-scale photographs of nature transformed by industry, as he travels through China photographing the effects of that country's massive industrial revolution.
Publisher
Zeitgeist Films
Language
English
Contents
The endless factory -- Manufacturing #18 -- "Inspired by nature" -- Toxic e-waste -- Irons and breakers -- Shipyards -- The residue of tankers -- "Oil epiphany" -- Coal pictures -- Three Gorges dam project -- Dismantling cities -- 30% agrarian, 70% urban -- Shanghai real estate -- A city for the young -- Seeing the world differently.
Notes
Edward Burtynsky ; Mercury Films, Foundry Films present ; in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada, and in association with TVOntario ; director, Jennifer Baichwal ; produced by Nick de Pencier, Daniel Iron, Jennifer Baichwal.
Videodisc release of a 2006 production.
Special features: additional scenes with commentary by director Jennifer Baichwal; Al Gore and Baichwal at the Nashville Film Festival; Edward Burtynsky photo gallery with commentary; video discussion with Baichwal and Burtynsky; video interview with Peter Mettler; U.S. theatrical trailer.
Director of photography and creative consultant, Peter Mettler ; editor, Roland Schlimme ; original music, Dan Driscoll.
Closed-captioned.
In English and Chinese with English subtitles.
Genie Awards, 2007: best documentary
Public performance rights secured.
Collection
Robertson Media Center Streaming Content
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