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A personal meditation on the landscape of the American West that tracks the ruling conception in nature in the 19th and 20th centuries from the pioneers through the instamatic tourists, at the same time that it obsessively follows the four seasons. The elemental vicissitudes of the weather, the exact moment of the day, the colour of the light and the soil and the trees form an acute visual record of the constantly changing mood of the landscape. The film successfully attempts, with quiet, passionate, almost single-minded firmness, to confront us as nakedly as possible with our cultural inability to see nature whole, without preconceptions.

  1. Babette Mangolte

    Director, Writer

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  1. Babette Mangolte

    Babette Mangolte

    Narrator

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The Sky on Location

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Status Released

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  • September 15, 1983
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 18m

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