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Hailed by audiences and critics around the world as mesmerizing (The Detroit News), this second installment of writer/director Godfrey Reggio's apocalyptic qatsi trilogy is quite simply one of the most magnificent visual and aural spectacles ever made (L.A. Daily News)! Combining stunning cinematography with the exquisite music of award-winning composer Philip Glass, Powaqqatsi is a breathtaking experience working on many levels'emotional, spiritual, intellectual andaesthetic (The Hollywood Reporter)! Bold, haunting and epic in scale, this extraordinary film calls into question everything we think we know about contemporary society. By juxtaposing images of ancient cultures with those of modern life, Powaqqatsi masterfully portrays the human cost of progress. It is a film that engages the soul as well as the mind; it is truly an absorbing experience (Movies on TV and Videocassette).
I bought Koyaanisqatsi first and although the aspect ratio is a bit of putting as other reviews have said but from someone who grew up with bad black and white TV reception I... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Peter H.
Just amazing! The visuals, the score - this is such a thought-provoking film. The scenes of people from other areas of the world just going about life, the up close and personal... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Ms. 90
I found this moving by accident at one time. It is one that you watch over and over and see something new each time.
A very different movie. Read more
Had to buy this! Koyaanisquatsi changed the perspective of many college students back in it's day. This is another mind expander. Excellent.Published 21 months ago by happy camper
If you dig the Philip Glass thing, there's hours and hours of pleasure had from the Powaqqatsi dvd. This movie is great for studying, house-cleaning and just plain watching and... Read morePublished 22 months ago by JimR
As the title says it is no Koyaanisqatsi but it is good in its own right.
Where Koyaanisqatsi was a reflection this one starts to get in your face rather than just make... Read more
Taking a friends advice I broadened my horizons beyond Koyaanisqatsi, which I liked. This film is a great take on moral issues entirely different and was well done. Read morePublished on February 25, 2013 by D. Butts