Powaqqatsi (1988)

Life in transformation

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 1988-04-29
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 149 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 39min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Santa Fe Institute for Regional Education
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Godfrey Reggio
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An exploration of technologically developing nations and the effect the transition to Western-style modernization has had on them.

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Directing Godfrey Reggio Director
Writing Godfrey Reggio Writer
Writing Ken Richards Writer
Sound Philip Glass Music
Production Godfrey Reggio Producer
Production Mel Lawrence Producer
Camera Graham Berry Director of Photography
Camera Leonidas Zourdoumis Director of Photography
Editing Iris Cahan Editor
Editing Alton Walpole Editor
Sound Gary Summers Sound Designer
Production Yoram Globus Executive Producer
Production Menahem Golan Executive Producer
Production George Lucas Executive Producer
Production Francis Ford Coppola Executive Producer
Production Tom Garrett Co-Producer
Production Marcel Kahn Associate Producer
Production Tom Luddy Associate Producer
Production Lawrence Taub Producer
Sound Gary Summers Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Camera Edward A. Gutentag Assistant Camera
Camera Murray Van Dyke Assistant Camera