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Space is the place

Author: Sun Ra.James NewmanJoshua SmithJohn ConeyRaymond JohnsonAll authors
Publisher: New York : Plexifilm, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sun Ra, space-age prophet, lands his spaceship, having been presumed lost in space for a few years. Like Ra himself, Space is the Place is one of a kind, a mythopoetic manifesto made by people who believed in Ra's mystical message as much as they dug the raw splendor of his Afro-psychedelica.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Science fiction films
Blaxploitation films
Fiction films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sun Ra.; James Newman; Joshua Smith; John Coney; Raymond Johnson; Christopher Brooks; Barbara Deloney; Erika Leder; John Bailey; Clarence Brewer; Seth Hill; Riley Pat.; B Progress; Frank Namei; North American Star System.; Intergalactic Solar Arkestra.; Plexifilm (Firm)
OCLC Number: 53401721
Notes: Originally released in 1974.
Inserted booklet features photos, an introduction by Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore, liner notes by Sun Ra biographer John Szwed, and an essay by John Coney.
Special features: Director's cut of Space is the place (1974) restored to its original 82 min. length; home movies of Sun Ra and the Arkestra; video interview with director John Coney and producer Jim Newman.
Credits: Camera, Seth Hill, Pat Riley ; film editors, B. Progress, Frank Namei ; music arranged, composed and conducted by Sun Ra ; performed by the Intergalactic Myth-science Solar Arkestra.
Cast: Sun Ra, Ray Johnson, Christopher Brooks, Barbara Deloney, Erika Leder, John Bailey, Clarence Brewer.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (82 minutes) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([11] p. : ill ; 19 cm).
Details: DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Responsibility: North American Star System presents ; screenplay, Joshua Smith ; produced by James Newman ; directed by John Coney.
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Sun Ra, space-age prophet, lands his spaceship, having been presumed lost in space for a few years. Like Ra himself, Space is the Place is one of a kind, a mythopoetic manifesto made by people who believed in Ra's mystical message as much as they dug the raw splendor of his Afro-psychedelica.

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