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Manufactured Landscapes Jennifer Baichwal's gorgeous documentary Manufactured Landscapes amplifies the powerful work of Edward Burtynsky, a Canadian artist...Manufactured LandscapesDocumentaryPT90MUnrated Jennifer Baichwal's gorgeous documentary Manufactured Landscapes amplifies the powerful work of Edward Burtynsky, a Canadian artist...2007-06-29Zeitgeist Films

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Manufactured Landscapes

Genre: Documentary; Director: Jennifer Baichwal; Release Date Limited: 06/20/2007; Runtime (in minutes): 90; MPAA Rating: Unrated; Distributor: Zeitgeist Films

Jennifer Baichwal’s gorgeous documentary Manufactured Landscapes amplifies the powerful work of Edward Burtynsky, a Canadian artist who specializes in large-scale photographs of terrain transformed by civilization into rivers and tides of industrial ugliness. As Burtynsky trains his contemplative eye on seismic economic changes in China — distilled in the country’s epic Three Gorges Dam project — Baichwal makes those still pictures come alive. The opening tracking shot through a Chinese factory where 23,000 employees make most of the world’s irons is a stunner. A

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