Koyaanisqatsi

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    Koyaanisqatsi

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    In the Hopi language, the word Koyaanisqatsi means "crazy life, life in turmoil, life out of balance, life disintegrating, a state of life that calls for another way of living".
     
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    Someone just saw the movie? Music by Phillip Glass, Directed by Godfrey Reggio back in the late 1970's. The film takes on a timeless quality as it contra-poses images of nature and what director Reggio called "Man's shiny machine". It is a masterpiece of video and music using high and low speed photography to give the movement of the world a grace and flow from the most sublime of nature to the every day ugliness of traffic and pedestrians in the streets of New York.

    It is a film that is nothing more than a mirror, reflecting back the world for the individual viewer to gain from it what they want to see, and believe it is about, offering no instruction on how to see it by the movie outside of it's title. It is a movie well worth owning and using to remind ourselves that life is far grander and encompassing than we, in our daily lives see it.
     
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    part of a trilogy.

    It is a [IT, is a series of message board post] that is nothing more than a mirror, reflecting back the world for the individual viewer to gain from it what they want to see, and believe it is about, offering no instruction on how to see it by the [___] outside of it's [content].
     
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    haven't seen the other two.... yet. On the 'to do' list.

    Bought my copy of the movie at Half Price books for 3 bucks.
     
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    netflix
     
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    Library. It's free then, and I'm a cheapskate.
     
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    Library DVDs can mess up a dvd player. netflix is under $10 a month. one can make a long wish list even from a shared computer at the library. one need not own a computer and pay for access to the internut(s) to be a member of netflix.
     
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    I saw that movie 30 years ago

    After about 5 min........ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzz
     
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    Good music.

    I'm listening to it, while not watching it, right now.
     
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    that was my first instinct and impression...

    I got up and moved away from the television set (yes it is possible) and went back in a zen frame of mind.

    the movie's cinematography and more is absolutely stunning...
     

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