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Manufactured landscapes

Author: Jennifer BaichwalPeter MettlerRoland SchlimmeNick De PencierDaniel IronAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Zeitgeist Films, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Manufactured Landscapes is a feature length documentary on the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky. Burtynsky makes large-scale photographs of landscapes transformed by industry -- quarries, recycling yards, factories, mines, dams. This film follows Burtynsky to China as he travels the country capturing the evidence and effects of China's massive industrial revolution. This film extends the narratives  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Films for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Named Person: Edward Burtynsky; Edward Burtynsky
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Baichwal; Peter Mettler; Roland Schlimme; Nick De Pencier; Daniel Iron; Mongrel Media.; Mercury Films Inc.; Foundry Films.; National Film Board of Canada.; TVOntario.
OCLC Number: 185058684
Language Note: In English and Chinese with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Documentary.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features includes: Additional scenes (optional director's commentary) ; Al Gore and Baichwal at the Nashville Film Festival ; Stills gallery with commentary by Edward Burtynsky ; Discussion with the director & Edward Burtynsky ; Mini-interview with cinematographer/collaborator ; Theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director, Jennifer Baichwal ; director of photography, Peter Mettler ; editor, Roland Schlimme ; producers, Nick de Pencier, Daniel Iron, Jennifer Baichwal.
Awards: Genie Awards best documentary, 2007.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-Video; NTSC region 1 ; Dolby digital, 5.1 audio stereo ; 16:9 anamorphic presentation (1.78:1), enhanced for widescreen TVs.
Contents: The endless factory --
Manufacturing #18 --
"Inspired by nature" --
Toxic e-waste --
Irons and breakers --
Shipyards --
The residue of tankers --
"Oil epiphany" --
Coal pictures --
Three Gorges dam project --
Dismantling cities --
30% agrarian, 70% urban --
Shanghai real estate --
A city for the young --
Seeing the world differently.
Other Titles: Edward Burtynsky
Edward Burtynsky manufactured landscapes
Responsibility: Mongrel Media ; [produced by] Mercury Films [and] Foundry Films in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada and in association with TVOntario.
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Manufactured Landscapes is a feature length documentary on the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky. Burtynsky makes large-scale photographs of landscapes transformed by industry -- quarries, recycling yards, factories, mines, dams. This film follows Burtynsky to China as he travels the country capturing the evidence and effects of China's massive industrial revolution. This film extends the narratives of Burtynsky's photographs, meditating on human impact on the planet without trying to reach simplistic judgements or reductive resolutions.

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