About the film
technology civilization human vs nature rural area social commentary avant-garde nature environment no dialogue lost civilization nature documentary poetic documentary
Release Date: November 10, 1983
|Slogan||:||«Until now, you've never really seen the world you live in.»|
|Production Companies||:||IRE Productions, Santa Fe Institute for Regional Education|
|Producers||:||Francis Ford Coppola, Godfrey Reggio|
|Writers||:||Michael Hoenig, Godfrey Reggio, Ron Fricke, Alton Walpole|
Takes us to locations all around the US and shows us the heavy toll that modern technology is having on humans and the earth. The visual tone poem contains neither dialogue nor a vocalized narration: its tone is set by the juxtaposition of images and the exceptional music by Philip Glass.