The Resource Powaqqatsi : life in transformation, produced and directed by Godfrey Reggio ; music by Philip Glass ; written by Godfrey Reggio and Ken Richards, (DVD video)

Powaqqatsi : life in transformation, produced and directed by Godfrey Reggio ; music by Philip Glass ; written by Godfrey Reggio and Ken Richards, (DVD video)

Label
Powaqqatsi : life in transformation
Title
Powaqqatsi
Title remainder
life in transformation
Statement of responsibility
produced and directed by Godfrey Reggio ; music by Philip Glass ; written by Godfrey Reggio and Ken Richards
Title variation
Lifein transformation
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • cai
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • cai
Summary
Bold, haunting and epic in scale, this extraordinary film calls into question everything we think we know about contemporary society. By juxtaposing images of ancient culture with those of modern life, Powaqqatsi masterfully portrays the human cost of progress
Cataloging source
FUG
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Certificate U
Language note
In Hopi with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish
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  • 1939-
  • 1944-
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  • Reggio, Godfrey
  • Richards, Ken
  • Coppola, Francis Ford
  • Lucas, George
  • Glass, Philip
Runtime
96
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  • Technology
  • Civilization, modern
  • Technology and civilization
  • Human Ecology
  • Progress
  • Documentary films
  • Experimental films
Technique
live action
Label
Powaqqatsi : life in transformation, produced and directed by Godfrey Reggio ; music by Philip Glass ; written by Godfrey Reggio and Ken Richards, (DVD video)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • The film has a Hopi title and is visual with musical accompaniment and a little singing. At the end of the film the subtitles explain what the titles mean
  • Presented by Francis Ford Coppola and George Lucas
  • Originally released in 1988
  • Special features: 'Impact of progress' featurette with director and composer -- original theatrical trailers -- Interactive menu screens and chapter selections
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn299780836
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD video (96 mins.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
17051DVDMZ1
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format ; PAL Region 2
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Powaqqatsi : life in transformation, produced and directed by Godfrey Reggio ; music by Philip Glass ; written by Godfrey Reggio and Ken Richards, (DVD video)
Publication
Note
  • The film has a Hopi title and is visual with musical accompaniment and a little singing. At the end of the film the subtitles explain what the titles mean
  • Presented by Francis Ford Coppola and George Lucas
  • Originally released in 1988
  • Special features: 'Impact of progress' featurette with director and composer -- original theatrical trailers -- Interactive menu screens and chapter selections
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn299780836
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD video (96 mins.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
17051DVDMZ1
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format ; PAL Region 2
Video recording format
DVD

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