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Powaqqatsi [DVD videorecording] = life in transformation / a Golan-Globus production ; Cannon Group ; a Francis Ford Coppola and George Lucas presentation ; directed by Godfrey Reggio ; produced by Mel Lawrence, Godfrey Reggio, Lawrence Taub.

Contributor(s): Coppola, Francis Ford, 1939- | Lucas, George, 1944- | Reggio, Godfrey | Lawrence, Mel | Taub, Lawrence | Glass, Philip | Imperial Entertainment | Cannon Group.
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, p2002Edition: Widescreen ed.Description: 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0792853377; 079285344X (set).Other title: Life in transformation.Subject(s): Technology and civilization | Technology -- Social aspects | Documentary films | Civilization, Modern
Production Credits: Writers, Godrey Reggio, Ken Richards ; directors of photography, Graham Berry, Leonidas Zourdoumis ; editors, Iris Kahn, Alton Walpole ; music composer, Philip Glass.
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."
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Adult materials DM DVD POW (Browse shelf) 1 Available 31562014565867
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DVD player required ; Dolby digital.

Subtitles in French and Spanish.

MPAA rating: G.

For private home use only.

Documentary originally produced as a motion picture in 1988.

Writers, Godrey Reggio, Ken Richards ; directors of photography, Graham Berry, Leonidas Zourdoumis ; editors, Iris Kahn, Alton Walpole ; music composer, Philip Glass.

Special features include a new interview with the director and composer and the original theatrical trailers for the Qatsi triology.

"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."

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