Item Details

Powaqqatsi [videorecording]: Life in Transformation

a Golan-Globus production ; a Francis Ford Coppola and George Lucas presentation ; directed by Godfrey Reggio ; produced by Mel Lawrence, Godfrey Reggio, Lawrence Taub ; written by Godfrey Reggio, Ken Richards ; Metro Goldwyn Mayer
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
This film calls into question everything we think we know about contemporary society. By juxtaposing images of ancient cultures with those of modern life, Powaqqatsi masterfully portrays the human cost of progress.
Director
Godfrey Reggio
Release Date
1988
Run Time
97 min.
Language
In English, with optional French or Spanish subtitles
Notes
  • Videodisc release of a documentary originally produced as a motion picture in 1988.
  • Special features: "Impact of progress", interview with Reggio & Glass (c2002, 20 min.); theatrical trailer (2 min.).
  • "Enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container.
Uniform Title
Powaqqatsi (Motion Picture)
Variant Title
Subtitle on container: Life in transformation
Related Title
Impact of progress.
Edition
Widescreen format (1.85:1)
Series
Qatsi Trilogy
ISBN
0792853377, 9780792853374
Credits
Directors of photography, Graham Berry, Leonidas Zourdoumis ; edited by Iris Cahn, Alton Walpole ; music composed by Philip Glass ; music conducted by Michael Riesman.
Published
Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, c2002.
Publisher no.
1003767 MGM Home Entertainment
Terms of Use
"Licensed for private home exhibition only"--Container.
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews
Description
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound.
Technical Details
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