Naqoyqatsi and Blue Car from BVHE
Buena Vista Home Entertainment
have announced the following Region 1 DVD releases for 14th October 2003 with a retail price of $29.99 each:
Naqoyqatsi: Life As War - This unique movie is the final installment in a brilliant trilogy of cinematic concerts (“Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance,” “Powwaqatsi: Life In Transformation”) that features everyday images transformed into a new reality. NAQOYQATSI focuses its distinctive and haunting musical and visual images on exploring the untechnical spaces in modern life. With the aid of high-end computer technology, this powerful film expresses how technology has altered our perception of our own society. World-famous cellist Yo Yo Ma provides musical performances for the film. Written and directed by Godfrey Reggio.
- 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
- DD5.1 Surround
- Life Is War – behind the scenes featurette
- Music of Naqoyqatsi: A conversation with Philip Glass and Yo-Yo Ma
- Koyaanisqatsi trailer
- Powaqqatsi trailer
- NYU Panel Discussion
- Written and directed by Karen Moncrieff, Blue Car is an evocative drama that tells the story of an 18 year-old girl (Agnes Bruckner), abandoned by her father and neglected by her overworked mother, who turns to her English teacher (David Strathairn) for solace and inspiration. Yet what starts out as a mentoring relationship becomes increasingly complex and ambiguous as the tension in her family escalates.
- 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
- English and French Dolby Digital Surround
- Feature Commentary with Director Karen Moncrieff
- Deleted Scenes with Optional Director’s Commentary