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Koyaanisqatsi/Powaqqatsi R2 (Uk Import) - Reggio, Godfrey
Releasedatum: 13 januari 2003
Director: Godfrey Reggio

Prepare to experience a truly remarkable film - a cinematic masterpiece so extraordinary that it regales the senses, stimulates the mind and actually redefines the potential of filmmaking. Director Godfrey Reggio, cinematographer Ron Fricke, and composer Philip Glass have created a spellbinding work so rich in beauty and detail that with each viewing it becomes a new and different film. Unique... profound... mesmerising and thought-provoking, Koyaanisqatsi contrasts the tranquil beauty of nature with the frenzied hum of contemporary urban society. Uniting breathtaking imagery with a hauntingly evocative score, this is one of the greatest films of our time.

Hailed by critics and audiences around the world as mesmerising, this second instalment of writer/director Godfrey Reggio's "qatsi" trilogy is quite simply one of the most magnificent visual and aural spectacles ever made. Again combining stunning cinematography with the exquisite music of award-winning composer Philip Glass, Powaqqatsi is a breathtaking experience working on many levels... emotional, spiritual, intellectual and aesthetic. 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 cultures with those of modern life, Powaqqatsi masterfully portrays the human cost of progress. It is a film that engages the soul as well as the mind; it is truly and absorbing experience.

DVD extras:
Koyaanisqatsi: Interview with the director and composer. Original trailers for the 'Qatsi' trilogy.
Powaqqatsi: Original theatrical trailers. Interactive menu screens. Chapter selections. 'Impact Of Progress' featurette.

Soundtrack languages:
Dolby Digital 5.1: English

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