Jaw dropping photography and a stunning musical score. A unique experience. ” Your Movies
Celebrating the 40th birthday of this ground-breaking documentary, Koyaanisqatsi.
Drawing its title from the Hopi word meaning “life out of balance,” this renowned documentary reveals how humanity has grown apart from nature. Featuring extensive footage of natural landscapes and elemental forces, the film gives way to many scenes of modern civilization and technology. Given its lack of narration and dialogue, the production makes its points solely through imagery and music (scored by Philip Glass), with many scenes either slowed down or sped up for dramatic effect.
This ios part of the Qatsi film trilogy. It’s succeeded by Powaqqatsi (1988) and Naqoyqatsi (2002) and the trilogy depicts different aspects of the relationship between humans, nature and technology. Koyaanisqatsi is the best known of the trilogy and is considered a cult classic and lead to the remarkable BARAKA.
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