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Metropolis (1927)
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Alfred Abel Alfred Abel
Joh Fredersen
Gustav Fröhlich Gustav Fröhlich
Freder - Joh Fredersen's Son
Rudolf Klein-Rogge Rudolf Klein-Rogge
C.A. Rotwang - the Inventor
Fritz Rasp Fritz Rasp
The Thin Man
Theodor Loos Theodor Loos
Josaphat
Erwin Biswanger Erwin Biswanger
11811 - Georgy
Heinrich George Heinrich George
Grot - the Guardian of the Heart Machine
Brigitte Helm Brigitte Helm
The Machine Man / Maria


Written by
Thea von Harbou Thea von Harbou
(screenplay)
Fritz Lang Fritz Lang
screenplay


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Metropolis - More than just a Sci-Fi

8 years, 1 month ago at Apr 9 4:11
7 votes
To say this film is just a science fiction picture is cinematic treason. For it is so much more than that. Whilst the essence of this film is indeed sci-fi, Lang arguably had so much more on his mind. This is evident in the strong symbolism carried in Metropolis and the monumental themes that still stand so relevant today. The division of the working classes and the upper classes and the defining ... read more

Metropolis; The Visionary Mediator.

8 years, 6 months ago at Nov 28 16:09
5 votes
''There can be no understanding between the hand and the brain unless the heart acts as mediator.''

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

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10 years, 9 months ago at Aug 18 11:47
2 votes
This is a very difficult film to watch for the modern man. For a start, it's a silent film, it's in black and white and the cue cards are in German, but I didn't let that stop me. I perservered and what I saw was pretty much a decent movie. It is, according to Imdb, one of the top 250 movies of all time. I've no doubt that in its day it inspired lots of other films and technologies, but that's all... read more
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In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
Release date: 13 March 1927
UPC: 056775004392
Tags: Sci-fi (37), Silent (31), 1927 (25), Dystopia (20), Germany (19), German (18), 1920s (16), German Expressionism (12), Classic (11), Drama (10), Silent Film (10), Romance (10), Robot (9), Science Fiction (7), Futuristic (7), Robots (7), Black & White (6), (6), Exploitation (4), Black And White (4)
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