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New York, New York : Kino International, [2010].
Two-disc special edition.
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2 DVDs (148 min.) : DVD video, sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([8] pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Not rated.
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General Note
Based on the novel of the same name by Thea von Harbou.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1927.
General Note
Full screen (1.33:1).
General Note
Special features: Voyage to Metropolis, a 50 minute documentary on the making and restoration of the film ; Interview with Paula Felix-Didier, curator of the Museo del Cine, Buenos Aires, where the missing footage was discovered ; 2010 re-release trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Directors of photography, Karl Freund, Günther Rittau ; music, Gottfried Huppertz ; performed by the Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin ; conducted by Frank Strobel ; costume designer, Aenne Willkomm ; production designers, Otto Hunte, Erich Kettelhut, Karl Vollbrecht.
Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Fritz Rasp, Theodor Loos, Erwin Biswanger, Heinrich George, Brigitte Helm.
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.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 stereo surround.
Silent film with English intertitles and music score.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Lang, F., Harbou, T. v., Pommer, E., Abel, A., Fröhlich, G., Klein-Rogge, R., Rasp, F., Loos, T., Biswanger, E., George, H., Helm, B., Freund, K., Rittau, G., Huppertz, G., Strobel, F., Willkomm, A., Hunte, O., Kettelhut, E., Vollbrecht, K., & Felix-Didier, P. (2010). Metropolis (Two-disc special edition.). Kino International.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Fritz Lang et al.. 2010. Metropolis. New York, New York: Kino International.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Fritz Lang et al.. Metropolis New York, New York: Kino International, 2010.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Lang, Fritz, et al. Metropolis Two-disc special edition., Kino International, 2010.

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