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    Are there any movies without actors?

    Yes, it’s possible, and some well-known films have been made without actors. For example, you might enjoy Godfrey Reggio’s trilogy of films, Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance (1982).

    Godfrey Reggio produced and directed Koyaanisqatsi, also known as Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance, a 1982 American experimental non-narrative film with music composed by Philip Glass and cinematography by Ron Fricke.

    Slow-motion and time-lapse imagery of cities and numerous natural locations across the United States dominate the video. The tone of the visual tone poem is set through the juxtaposition of images and music, rather than by dialogue or vocalized narration.

    ‘It’s not for a lack of love of the language that these films have no words,’ Reggio defended the lack of speech. It’s because, in my opinion, our language is in a terrible state of disgrace. It no longer applies to the world we live in.’ The Hopi word Koyaanisqatsi translates to “life out of balance.’

    Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance (

    The film is the first in the Qatsi film trilogy, with Powaqqatsi (1988) and Naqoyqatsi (1989) following it (2002). The trilogy explores several facets of humanity’s relationship with the environment and technology. The trilogy’s most well-known film, Koyaanisqatsi, is considered a cult classic.

    The film, however, was out of print for the majority of the 1990s due to copyright concerns. The Library of Congress chose the film for preservation in the United States National Film Registry in 2000 because it was “culturally, artistically, or historically significant.”

    Fricke and Reggio decided to shoot an unscripted video and edit it into a one-hour film. In 1975, production began in St. Louis, Missouri. Despite the choice for 35 mm film, 16 mm film was used owing to economic constraints. Fricke nearly fainted out while capturing footage of the Pruitt–Igoe housing project from a helicopter, as he had never flown in one before.

    On April 28, 1982, Koyaanisqatsi had its world debut at the Santa Fe Film Festival. It was shown at the Telluride Film Festival in August and the New York Film Festival in September of that year.

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