IMAX: Arabia [Blu-ray 3D]
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From the Academy Award®-nominated producers of Everest and Grand Canyon Adventure comes an all-new experience about the extraordinary culture and history of Arabia. With breathtaking cinematography, go deep into the heart of this exotic land to experience the great mystique of Arabia. Like riding a magic carpet, you will discover the lost city of Madain Saleh and explore its ancient tombs, travel along the early frankincense trade route, confront a wild desert sandstorm, and dive among the gorgeous coral reefs and ancient shipwrecks of the dazzling Red Sea. Plus, in a series of stunning time-lapse images, join the largest single human gathering on Earth for an incredible pilgrimage.
Narrated by Academy Award-winner Helen Mirren, this powerful and surprising tour de force offers a deeper understanding of a fascinating culture and way of life that has largely remained hidden, until now.
Top Customer Reviews
I appreciated the history lesson and background on the Arabian precursor culture, of the Nabateans whose empire at the time was extremely successful by any standards, as providers to the Roman Empire of special spices and frankincense which provided enough capital to build monuments and structures that still awe the observer with their beauty and endurance.
-- views of their magnificent ruins carved into sandstone in hidden places in the desert was all new information to me-- though the scientific and scholarly history during the "golden age of Islam" which sparked the European renaissance of the 15th century was familiar, but overall it was well organized and integrated.Read more ›
Nice eye candy for the price. Shortly before I took delivery of my new LG 3D TV from Amazon, I bought a bunch of these short themed DVDs. The IMAX productions are well presented and really pop.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I was expecting more comparing to the other videos, but is ok for my collection of 3D videosPublished 16 days ago by CV
It was an ill disguised piece of Saudi propaganda. The images are lovely.Published 2 months ago by museumperson
The 3D effect on the film was very poorly done. The ghosting in the source material is so bad that it is unwatchable. Do not buy the 3D version. It is junk.Published 2 months ago by Jerome Cole
The content was not what i expected. More of a religious documentary than a historic / geographic presentation.Published 3 months ago by Jamo777
pretty cool 3D! enjoyed the informative nature of this video and the 3D was fun to watch too!Published 4 months ago by B. Miller
Puff piece for the Saudis who funded this. Good film but maybe they could use their money to call off the dogs harassing civilization?Published 8 months ago by R. Lon Hubbard