Naqoyqatsi (2002)

PG   |    |  Documentary, Music


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A visual montage portrait of our contemporary world dominated by globalized technology and violence.

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Director:

Godfrey Reggio

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Godfrey Reggio

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8 September 2002 | goeastyoungman
Perfection
Naqoyqatsi director Reggio, on the official Naqoyqatsi web site, says of the current chokehold that technology has on the world and all in it: "So forget science fiction. We now live the fiction of science. We are now, not in some remote future, cyborgs. We are at one with our environment - we are technology. In this wonderland, freedom becomes the pursuit of our technological happiness. Our standard of living is predicated on commodity consumption, as the shibboleth of the new religion is 'pray for more'."

Congratulations, "Greensleeves", initial reviewer of this movie. Your review is a thing of beauty, because it carries the theme of the movie beyond the moviehouse. You say this movie is like "being led by some higher force on a trip that shows you what is really going on". I have a beautiful picture in my head of Reggio handing this movie to you and explaining that it's a CAT scan of your soul. You stare into the digital image, and all you see is cavernous, black nothingness. Your response? "Its the most powerful film I think I have ever seen, because it is sooo relevant to life. Some of it is kind of weird (so is life) and your not sure what it is all about at the time (so is life), but for days after, images from the film keep coming back to me and the impact and power of their message keeps filling my mind." Your analysis is not to analyze, but to relate the directionless ramblings of your subconscious mind and to laud the intensity of the visual stimulation you received.

God is dead, our veins pulse with bits in binary, and our sole response is one of WHOA, DUDE.

Excellent.

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