Koyaanisqatsi (1982)

Until now, you've never really seen the world you live in.

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 1982-10-04
  • User Rating: 7.9/10 from 567 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 26min
  • Language: No Language
  • Production Company: IRE Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Godfrey Reggio
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From 567 Ratings


Takes us to locations all around the US and shows us the heavy toll that modern technology is having on humans and the earth. The visual tone poem contains neither dialogue nor a vocalized narration: its tone is set by the juxtaposition of images and the exceptional music by Philip Glass.

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Production Francis Ford Coppola Executive Producer
Sound Philip Glass Original Music Composer
Sound Philip Glass Music
Sound Randy Thom Sound Effects
Writing Michael Hoenig Screenplay
Writing Godfrey Reggio Screenplay
Directing Godfrey Reggio Director
Production Godfrey Reggio Producer
Writing Ron Fricke Screenplay
Camera Ron Fricke Director of Photography
Editing Ron Fricke Editor
Sound Steve Maslow Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Writing Alton Walpole Screenplay
Editing Alton Walpole Editor
Editing Gary Burritt Negative Cutter