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Powaqqatsi

Leben im Wandel

Experimental filmmaker Godfrey Reggio explores the daily lives of people living and working in poor countries where modern life is difficult. The film travels around the world, from a huge gold mine in Brazil to small villages in Africa to a Nepalese temple, accompanied by a frenetic score by minimalist composer Philip Glass.

Director(s): Godfrey Reggio
Script: Godfrey Reggio, Ken Richards
Production: Godfrey Reggio, Mel Lawrence, Lawrence Taub
Music: Philip Glass
Actors: Christie Brinkley, David Brinkley, Pope John Paul II, Dan Rather, Cheryl Tiegs
 
Year: 1988
Duration: 99 min
Language (audio): English
Country of origin: United States
Shooting Locations: Germany, France, Brazil, China, Kenya, India, Peru, Egypt, Israel, Nepal
 
Screening rights: Koch Media ()

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Main topic(s): Planet Earth
Secondary topics: spirituality
Mentions: parasitic lifestyle hopi gold mine minimal music
Topic Page(s): Planet Earth

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