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Rating: 9 stars

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Seen on: 03/18/2019

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Metropolis (1927)

Directed by Fritz Lang

Science Fiction | Thriller | Epic

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Overview

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.

Rated NR | Length 153 minutes

Actors

Helene Weigel | Helen von M√ľnchofen | Rolf von Goth | Olaf Storm | Henrietta Siodmak | Curt Siodmak | Arthur Reinhardt | Hanns Leo Reich | Margarete Lanner | Georg John | Heinrich Gotho | Grete Berger | Fritz Alberti | Heinrich George | Erwin Biswanger | Fritz Rasp | Theodor Loos | Rudolf Klein-Rogge | Alfred Abel | Brigitte Helm | Gustav Fr√∂hlich

Viewing Notes

This movie is incredible. If it were made today I would be in awe. That it was made nearly 100 years ago is simply astonishing. Shocked at some of the footage that was cut (and only recently discovered); it adds so much to the story.

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