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Metropolis: Reconstructed and Restored - The Masters of Cinema...

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Released: 22nd November 2010. Restored version of the Fritz Lang classic containing an extra 25 minutes of new footage previously thought lost. Lang's acclaimed vision of a 21st century city is widely held to be one of the greatest films of the silent era. In the year 2000, industrialist John Frederson (Alfred Abel) rules over a giant city where the workers exist only as an underclass. They call for rebellion, but their leader Maria (Brigitte Helm) urges them to wait for a mediator. When Frederson kidnaps Maria and replaces her with a robot replica, the workers are incited to revolt.

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  • Details

    Released:
    22nd November 2010
    Category:
    Classic
    Studio:
    Eureka
    Format:
    Blu-ray
    Certification:
    Parental Guidance – General viewing, but some scenes may be unsuitable for young children
    Barcode:
    5060000700015
  • Description

    Restored version of the Fritz Lang classic containing an extra 25 minutes of new footage previously thought lost. Lang's acclaimed vision of a 21st century city is widely held to be one of the greatest films of the silent era. In the year 2000, industrialist John Frederson (Alfred Abel) rules over a giant city where the workers exist only as an underclass. They call for rebellion, but their leader Maria (Brigitte Helm) urges them to wait for a mediator. When Frederson kidnaps Maria and replaces her with a robot replica, the workers are incited to revolt.
    Region Code:
    Region B
    Duration:
    150 minutes
    Extras:
    Language(s): English, Interactive Menu, Screen ratio 1:Other, Booklet, Bonus Footage, Commentary: David Kalat and Jonathan Rosenbaum, Documentaries: 'Die Reise nach Metropolis', Symphony orchestra studio recording of the original 1927 Gottfried Huppertz score in 5.1 sound, Trailers
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