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A protracted exploration of the aesthetic, social and spiritual dimensions of industrialization and globalization. Raises some significant and sobering questions about the impact that we, as humans, make on our environment.
- New York Times
Beautiful, insightful and thought-provoking
- Al Gore

synopsis

Manufactured Landscapes is a feature documentary on the work of internationally renowned artist Edward Burtynsky. The film follows him as he travels through China photographing the evidence and effects of that country's massive industrial revolution. The Three Gorges Dam, factory floors a kilometre long and the breathtaking scale of Shanghai's urban renewal are subjects for his lens and our motion picture camera. Shot in Super-16mm film, the documentary extends the narratives of Burtynsky's photographs, meditating on human impact on the planet without trying to reach simplistic judgements or reductive resolutions. In the process, it shifts our consciousness about the world and the way we live in it.

Date de sortie

Vendredi 29 septembre, 2006
Langue originale: Anglais
Genre: Documentaire
Durée: 90 min.
Année: 2006

Crédits

Avec:
Edward Burtynsky
Un film de
Jennifer Baichwal

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