Metropolis (1927) (Tv Show)

Metropolis (1927)

Metropolis (1927)
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.

Storyline

Sometime in the future, the city of Metropolis is home to a Utopian society where its wealthy residents live a carefree life. One of those is Freder Fredersen. One day, he spots a beautiful woman with a group of children, she and the children quickly disappear. Trying to follow her, he is horrified to find an underground world of workers who apparently run the machinery that keeps the Utopian world above ground functioning. One of the few people above ground who knows about the world below is Freder's father, John Fredersen, who is the founder and master of Metropolis. Freder learns that the woman is called Maria, who espouses the need to join the "hands" - the workers - to the "head" - those in power above - by a mediator who will act as the "heart". Freder wants to help the plight of the workers in their struggle for a better life. But when John learns of what Maria is advocating and that Freder has joined their cause, with the assistance of an old colleague. an inventor called.

Cast

Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Fritz Rasp, Theodor Loos, Erwin Biswanger, Heinrich George, Brigitte Helm, Brigitte Helm

Details

Director: Fritz Lang
Writers: Thea von Harbou (screenplay), Thea von Harbou (novel)
Genres: Drama, Sci-Fi
Certificate: Not Rated
Country: Germany
Language: German
Release Date: 13 March 1927 (USA)
Runtime: 153 min, 210 min (premiere cut), 93 min (re-release), 114 min (1927 cut), 123 min (2002 Murnau Foundation 75th aniversary restored), 119 min (DVD edition) (2002 Murnau Foundation 75th aniversary restored) | 80 min (Giorgio Moroder) , 145 min (2010 restored)
Sound Mix: Dolby Digital (1995 restored version)| Silent (original release)
Color: Black and White
Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1


Metropolis (1927)

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