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A still from Godfrey Reggio’s VISITORS
(VISITORS Courtesy of: Cinedigm)
Godfrey Reggio, director of "Koyaanisqatsi" (1982) and his new film, "Visitors", talks about this latest collaboration with composer Philip Glass and his style of wordless film-making.
VISITORS Official Trailer from Cinedigm Online Screening Room on Vimeo.
Looking forward to seeing film. My hubby (a musician/Bass) rolls his eyes every time I listen to P.Glass. Our son (as well a musician/Guitar) absorbs Mr. Glass' music. To me, it's about discretion, gentleness and, yes, love. A friend of mine introduced me to Mr. Glass' music in the early '80's. He had come back from several years reporting on the horrid fratricice Iraq/Iran (he was a reporter for VOA). He showed up on my door step and said, K, wanna go to the mountains? So we did for a long week-end. He played Glass over and over again, opened up, talked and talked. I listened. All the hurt, to his soul. Then we went back to my home (I needed to get back to work); he left the CD w/me. So. ;}}} ko
One of my most memorable movie-going experiences was Schrader's "Mishima." It was 3 weeks into its single-theater run, and the house was only 1/4 full.
The movie, and the music, were so mesmerizing that, when the movie ended and the mostly Japanese credits began to roll under the continuing Glass music, NO ONE got up to leave. Nobody stirred till the music ended and the screen went blank.
I'd never seen such a thing before--or since.
The film maker come off pretentious and condescending. Another boring arty type.
Any thoughts about how the loss of the World Trade Center has impacted on the Mr. Reggio's films?
I am falling asleep. Slowing down.
So life is moving faster & faster...& who's getting run over (not just humans, either)?
Sounds JUST like an NYU student film by THEA ST. OMER made some years ago.
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