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Koyaanisqatsi = life out of balance

Author: Francis Ford Coppola; Godfrey Reggio; Ronald Fricke; Philip Glass; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Music : DVD audio : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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Koyaanisqatsi is a Hopi Indian word meaning variously: crazy life, life in turmoil, life disintegrating, life out of balance, and a state of life that calls for another way of life. Uniting breathtaking imagery with a haunting score, this experimental film contrasts the tranquil beauty of nature with the frenzied hum of contemporary urban society.
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Material Type: Music, Videorecording
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Ford Coppola; Godfrey Reggio; Ronald Fricke; Philip Glass; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792853334 9780792853336
OCLC Number: 664573772
Language Note: English.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983.
Special features: New interview with the director and composer and the original theatrical trailers for the Qatsi triology.
Credits: Assoc. producers, Lawrence Taub, Mel Lawrence ; music written by Philip Glass, directed by Michael Hoenig ; cinematography, Ron Fricke.
Description: 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, dolby digital, 5.1 surround sound.
Other Titles: Life out of balance
Responsibility: Francis Ford Coppola presents ; produced and directed by Godfrey Reggio ; an Institute for Regional Education presentation.

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Koyaanisqatsi is a Hopi Indian word meaning variously: crazy life, life in turmoil, life disintegrating, life out of balance, and a state of life that calls for another way of life. Uniting breathtaking imagery with a haunting score, this experimental film contrasts the tranquil beauty of nature with the frenzied hum of contemporary urban society.

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