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technology civilization human vs nature rural area social commentary avant-garde nature environment lost civilization nature documentary poetic documentary


Release Date: October 04, 1982

Year    :   1982
Slogan    :   «Until now, you've never really seen the world you live in.»
Genres    :   Documentary
Production Companies    :   IRE Productions, Santa Fe Institute for Regional Education
Director    :   Godfrey Reggio
Producers    :   Francis Ford Coppola, Godfrey Reggio
Writers    :   Michael Hoenig, Godfrey Reggio, Ron Fricke, Alton Walpole
RunTime    :   86 mins.
Revenue    :   1723872

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.

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