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Metropolis [videorecording]
DVDs DVDs | Kino International Corporation | c2002 | Restored authorized ed.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD M SF/FANTASY)
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Imprint
New York : Kino International Corporation, c2002.
Edition
Restored authorized ed.
Descript
1 videodisc (124 min.) : si., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note
Restored under the supervision of the Murnau Foundation and with the original 1927 orchestral score by Gottfried Huppertz.
System Det
DVD, 5.1 surround sound of newly recorded orchestral score.
Note
Silent film, with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish.
Cast
Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolph Klein-Rogge, Alfred Abel, Theodor Loos, Heinrich George, Fritz Rasp, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Saarbrüchen.
Credits
Photography, Karl Freund, Gunther Rittau ; music, Gottfried Huppertz ; director, Fritz Lang ; producer, Erich Pommer ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1927.
Based on the novel by Thea von Harbou.
Summary
The story of a 21st century city run by a "super trustee" and his collaborators who live in a paradise-like garden. Workers are totally enslaved by machines and condemned to live underground. In the midst of this misery, a young woman, Maria, arises and attempts to inspire the workers to throw off their oppressors.
Note
Special features: 43 min. documentary on the making of the movie ; featurette of the digital restoration ; missing scenes ; architectural sketches ; cast and crew biographies.
Local Note
MW, 8-03;10-03(add)
Note
Silent with subtitles in English, French and Spanish. Audio commentary in English, German, French and Spanish. Musical accompaniment.
Genre
Alt Author
Note
Title on container: Fritz Lang's Metropolis
ISBN/ISSN
738329027520
Music #
K275 Kino Video
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