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KO – YAA – NIS – QATSI (from the Hopi language)
n., 1. crazy life 2. life in turmoil 3. life out of balance 4. life disintegrating 5. a state of life that calls for another way of living

Godfrey Reggio directs this cult favourite experimental documentary examining modern living. Featuring a score by Philip Glass, the film uses slow motion and time-lapse footage of US cities and natural landscapes to depict the frenetic rhythms of modern living and humanity's effect on the environment.

The sites filmed include Horseshoe Canyon in Utah, the launch of the Saturn V rocket, Glen Canyon, the Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St. Louis and the skyscrapers of New York City.

KO – YAA – NIS – QATSI (from the Hopi language)
n., 1. crazy life 2. life in turmoil 3. life out of balance 4. life disintegrating 5. a state of life that calls for another way of living

Godfrey Reggio directs this cult favourite experimental documentary examining modern living. Featuring a score by Philip Glass, the film uses slow motion and time-lapse footage of US cities and natural landscapes to depict the frenetic rhythms of modern living and humanity's effect on the environment.

The sites filmed include Horseshoe Canyon in Utah, the launch of the Saturn V rocket, Glen Canyon, the Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St. Louis and the skyscrapers of New York City.

Extras

  • Restored digital transfer, approved by director Godfrey Reggio, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Introduction by filmmaker and composer Gary Tarn (Black Sun, The Prophet)
  • Essence of Life – Interviews with Reggio and composer Philip Glass
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork

Additional Info

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SKU 5027035013794
Catalogue Number FCD1211
Product contents 1 disc
Year 1982
Director Godfrey Reggio
Format Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Arrow Academy
Aspect ratio 1.85:1
Sound Dolby Digital 5.1
Language(s) English
Running time 86 min
Blu-ray region B
Certificate PG

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