Koyaanisqatsi (1982)

Movie"Life out of balance"
Audience Score
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.

Qatsi Collection

A series of three films produced by Godfrey Reggio and scored by Philip Glass. The titles of all three films are words from the language of the Hopi people, in which the word "qatsi" means "life".

Movie Details

Theatrical Release:April 27th, 1983 - Buy Tickets
On DVD & Blu-ray:September 17th, 2002 - Buy DVD
Movie Budget:$600,000
Movie Box Office Gross:$3,200,000 (Worldwide)
Original Language:English
Executive Producers:Francis Ford Coppola
Production Companies:IRE Productions, Santa Fe Institute for Regional Education, American Zoetrope