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* HumansAreFlawed: [[spoiler:A few places are examples of this trope.]]

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* HumansAreFlawed: [[spoiler:A A few places are examples of this trope.]]



** [[spoiler: At the beginning, the baboon in the warm lake suddenly lift its head up and we get a briefly glimpse at the moving starfield.]]
** [[spoiler: A Buddhist light offering is succeeded by an oil fire in Kuwait.]]
** [[spoiler: A flock of bird flying away, as if scared off by the chanting of the Aboriginals in the previous scene.]]
** [[spoiler: The cigarette factory, then the next scene includes a man smoking.]]
** [[spoiler: A Yazuka man with tattoos all over his body and a South American native boy with body ornaments.]]
** [[spoiler: Foundry furnaces in Poland are followed by a shot of the ovens in Auschwitz.]]

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** [[spoiler: At the beginning, the baboon in the warm lake suddenly lift its head up and we get a briefly glimpse at the moving starfield.]]
starfield.
** [[spoiler: A Buddhist light offering is succeeded by an oil fire in Kuwait.]]
Kuwait.
** [[spoiler: A flock of bird flying away, as if scared off by the chanting of the Aboriginals in the previous scene.]]
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** [[spoiler: The cigarette factory, then the next scene includes a man smoking.]]
smoking.
** [[spoiler: A Yazuka man with tattoos all over his body and a South American native boy with body ornaments.]]
ornaments.
** [[spoiler: Foundry furnaces in Poland are followed by a shot of the ovens in Auschwitz.]]


** [[spoiler: At the beginning, the baboon in the warm lake suddenly lift its head up and we get a briefly glimpse at the moving starfield.]]
** [[spoiler: A Buddhist light offering is succeeded by an oil fire in Kuwait.]]
** [[spoiler: A flock of bird flying away, as if scared off by the chanting of the Aboriginals in the previous scene.]]



** [[spoiler: A Buddhist light offering is succeeded by an oil fire in Kuwait.]]



** [[spoiler: A flock of bird flying away, as if scared off by the chanting of the Aboriginals in the previous scene.]]
** [[spoiler: At the beginning, the baboon in the warm lake suddenly lift its head up and we get a briefly glimpses at the moving starfield.]]



* ThousandYardStare: Some scenes have someone or groups staring at the camera.



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%%* TheWorldIsJustAwesome* TheWorldIsJustAwesome: The whole point of the movie.


''Baraka'' is a {{Documentary}} directed and photographed by ''Film/{{Koyaanisqatsi}}'' cinematographer Ron Fricke and released in 1992. Its topic is, quite simply, planet Earth itself, and the sentient species that calls it home. The ''entire movie'' is nothing but SceneryPorn. Imagine our planet filmed as though it was [[Film/{{Avatar}} Pandora]] and you're halfway there.

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''Baraka'' is a {{Documentary}} directed and photographed by ''Film/{{Koyaanisqatsi}}'' cinematographer Ron Fricke and released in 1992. Its topic is, quite simply, planet Earth itself, and the sentient species that calls it home. The ''entire movie'' is nothing but SceneryPorn. Imagine our planet filmed as though it was were [[Film/{{Avatar}} Pandora]] and you're halfway there.

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** [[spoiler: At the beginning, the baboon in the warm lake suddenly lift its head up and we get a briefly glimpses at the moving starfield.]]


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** [[spoiler: A flock of bird flying away, as if scared off by the chanting of the Aboriginals.]]

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** [[spoiler: A flock of bird flying away, as if scared off by the chanting of the Aboriginals.Aboriginals in the previous scene.]]


* NightmareFace: The Kabuki actress after the chicken scene gives a truly horrifying one.


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* NightmareFace: The Kabuki actress after the chicken scene gives a truly horrifying one.


* TimeLapse: With both high and low shutter speeds. Ron Fricke had 70mm cameras built specifically to do this.



* TimeLapse: With both high and low shutter speeds. Ron Fricke had 70mm cameras built specifically to do this.


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%%* SilenceIsGolden* SilenceIsGolden: There is no dialogue at all in this movie.



* TimeCompressionMontage: With both high and low shutter speeds. Ron Fricke had 70mm cameras built specifically to do this.


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* TimeLapse: With both high and low shutter speeds. Ron Fricke had 70mm cameras built specifically to do this.


* TheEighties: The clothing styles as shown in the subway scenes scream this.



* BookEnds: The movie begins and ends with an eclipse and a showcase of various religions.



* JapanTakesOverTheWorld: Most of the busy, urban scenes take place in Japan, as do the assembly lines for computer parts, giving an impression of this.



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%%* TimeCompressionMontage* TimeCompressionMontage: With both high and low shutter speeds. Ron Fricke had 70mm cameras built specifically to do this.


No relationship with [[Franchise/MortalKombat that Tarkatan Warrior]]

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No relationship with [[Franchise/MortalKombat that Tarkatan Warrior]]
Warrior]].


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->''If man sends another Voyager to the distant stars and it can carry only one film on board, that film might be "Baraka." It uses no language, so needs no translation. It speaks in magnificent images, natural sounds, and music both composed and discovered. It regards our planet and the life upon it. It stands outside of historical time. To another race, it would communicate: This is what you would see if you came here.''

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->''If ->''"If man sends another Voyager to the distant stars and it can carry only one film on board, that film might be "Baraka." 'Baraka.' It uses no language, so needs no translation. It speaks in magnificent images, natural sounds, and music both composed and discovered. It regards our planet and the life upon it. It stands outside of historical time. To another race, it would communicate: This is what you would see if you came here.''"''



'''''Baraka''''' is a {{Documentary}} directed and photographed by ''Film/{{Koyaanisqatsi}}'' cinematographer Ron Fricke and released in 1992. Its topic is, quite simply, planet Earth itself, and the sentient species that calls it home. The ''entire movie'' is nothing but SceneryPorn. Imagine our planet filmed as though it was [[Film/{{Avatar}} Pandora]] and you're halfway there.

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'''''Baraka''''' ''Baraka'' is a {{Documentary}} directed and photographed by ''Film/{{Koyaanisqatsi}}'' cinematographer Ron Fricke and released in 1992. Its topic is, quite simply, planet Earth itself, and the sentient species that calls it home. The ''entire movie'' is nothing but SceneryPorn. Imagine our planet filmed as though it was [[Film/{{Avatar}} Pandora]] and you're halfway there.


* HumansAreFlawed:[[spoiler: A few places are examples of this trope.]]

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* HumansAreFlawed:[[spoiler: A HumansAreFlawed: [[spoiler:A few places are examples of this trope.]]



** [[spoiler: The cigarette factor, then the next scene includes a man smoking.]]

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** [[spoiler: The cigarette factor, factory, then the next scene includes a man smoking.]]



* TearJerker: Several sad parts of human life/history/practices are shown.
** [[spoiler:In a chicken farm baby chicks are shuttled by conveyor belt down to where they have their beaks sanded down and marked with dye before being stuffed into cages.]]
** [[spoiler:The aforementioned death camps.]]
** [[spoiler:The scenes of homeless people in various cities.]]
** [[spoiler:The stripper. She looks so young and very sad.]]
** [[spoiler:Less overt than earlier ones, but to an aviation enthusiast, the scenes where aircraft are being chopped up can be painful to watch.]]

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* NightmareFace: The Kabuki actress after the chicken scene gives a truly horrifying one.


'''''Baraka''''' is a {{Documentary}} directed and photographed by {{Koyaanisqatsi}} cinematographer Ron Fricke and released in 1992. Its topic is, quite simply, planet Earth itself, and the sentient species that calls it home. The ''entire movie'' is nothing but SceneryPorn. Imagine our planet filmed as though it was [[Film/{{Avatar}} Pandora]] and you're halfway there.

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'''''Baraka''''' is a {{Documentary}} directed and photographed by {{Koyaanisqatsi}} ''Film/{{Koyaanisqatsi}}'' cinematographer Ron Fricke and released in 1992. Its topic is, quite simply, planet Earth itself, and the sentient species that calls it home. The ''entire movie'' is nothing but SceneryPorn. Imagine our planet filmed as though it was [[Film/{{Avatar}} Pandora]] and you're halfway there.


No relationship with [[MortalKombat that Tarkatan Warrior]]

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No relationship with [[MortalKombat [[Franchise/MortalKombat that Tarkatan Warrior]]



* AsideGlance: [[spoiler: One of the foundry workers briefly looked at the camera.]]
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* AsideGlance: [[spoiler: One of the foundry workers briefly looked at the camera.]]
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* NoPlotNoProblem: A movie example. The movie exists just to show the world we live in.
* OverCrank
* Did we mention SceneryPorn?
* SilenceIsGolden
* SlowMotion
* {{Tearjerker}}: Several sad parts of human life/history/practices are shown.

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* NoPlotNoProblem: A movie example. The movie exists just to show the world we live in.
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* Did we mention SceneryPorn?
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SilenceIsGolden
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* {{Tearjerker}}: TearJerker: Several sad parts of human life/history/practices are shown.



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* TheWorldIsJustAwesome

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