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KOYAANISQATSI (BLU RAY)

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Synopsis

Experience the three visionary films of Godfrey Reggio and in a rare opportunity hear the musical scores performed by their legendary composer Philip Glass.
In a Melbourne premiere, Philip Glass and his Ensemble will perform live at each program creating an unforgettable film and music concert – Jul 31 – Aug 1st 2012. 
 
"It's not that we use technology, we live technology. Technology has become as ubiquitous as the air we breathe..." GODFREY REGGIO.
 
Filmmaker Godfrey Reggio boldly caught the attention of the world and stimulated the senses with his landmark feature KOYAANISQATSI, establishing a brave new genre of cinema. A profoundly rich and thought-provoking experience, KOYAANISQATSI is an aural and visual journey across myriad landscapes exploring our dependence on technology and its life-altering effect on the developing world. 
 
Presented by legendary filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, KOYAANISQATSI reflects a world spinning to the rhythm of machines, of clockwise civilisastions marching like ants in a megalopolis, vividly juxtaposing images of herculean aircraft and rocket launches with detailed time-lapse photography - presenting a document of vivid intensity.
 
Combining mesmerising visuals in high definition, with an electrifying score from Oscar® nominated composer Philip Glass, incorporating haunting Hopi prophecies in choral arrangements, KOYAANISQATSI is a dynamic meditation of time, place and the bewildering technology that knows no bounds.
 
 

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Extra Features

- ESSENCE OF LIFE DOCUMENTARY - 25 mins
-THEATRICAL TRAILER

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1. PHILLIP on 19/11/2014, said:

This is a review of the Blu-ray transfer, not the classic movie KOYAANISQATSI. I already own the DVD and was looking forward to upgrading it in HD Blu-ray. Sadly this is NOT a good transfer! It seems to be an outdated standard definition DVD master dumped onto Blu-ray. What a wasted opportunity it could have been so much better. There is annoying judder, flaring, sparking, softness, dust and debris in this transfer which takes you out of the HD experience. To add insult to injury it comes with a dull menu and no chapter access. It's a lazy effort woeful by today's HD standards. Fans of the Blu-ray format will be appalled by this. Don't waste your money wait for a proper remaster. Hope this helps others looking to upgrade their DVD. The film deserves 5 stars but this pathetic Blu-ray downgrade gets less than zero.
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Rating

Classification

G

Status

In stock

Release Date

01/06/2012

No. of Discs

1

Genres

Cult, Documentary

Region Code

4 DVD / Region B Blu Ray

Subtitles

None

Running Time

86

Format

1080p High Definition

Aspect Ratio

16:9

Audio Format

5.1 DTS-HD

Colour Format

COLOUR

Product Weight

0.0900

Language

English

Catalogue Number

DAVID2584