Metropolis (1927) Fritz Lang

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Metropolis (1927) Fritz Lang

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In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city’s creator falls in love with a working-class prophet who fights against the class differences.

Metropolis is one of the critical turning points in film history. The movie has been the reference point for many futuristic films. Atmospheres similar to Metropolis were created in many dystopian science fiction films by the filmmakers. Blade Runner (1982) is one of the movies that most refer to Metropolis.

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Film Listed in:
Hands of Orlac (1924) Movement

German Expressionism Movement

Genre Drama, Science Fiction

Director Fritz Lang

Writer Thea von Harbou (screenplay), Thea von Harbou (novel)

Country Germany

Year 1927

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