Movie Monday* 12.08.14

December 8, 2014 — Leave a comment
Metropolis 1927

From Fritz Lang’s METROPOLIS (1927)

METROPOLIS (Germany, B&W, 153 mins, Universum Film A.G., U.S. Release: March 13, 1927)

“Lang’s METROPOLIS has the dread of impending apocalypse, which says so much of its era. It is evidence of Lang’s disturbing genius and Germany’s worse history.” – David Thomson, The Big Screen

Director: Fritz Lang, Writer: Thea von Harbou (Novel & Screenplay) Producer: Erich Pommer, Cinematographers: Karl Freund, Gunther Rittau, Walker Ruttmann, Composer: Gottfried Huppertz (Original Score)

CAST: Alfred Abel, Gustav Frohlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Fritz Rasp, Theodor Loos, Erwin Biswanger

Watched on Bluray from Kino (The Complete Metropolis) 

*Every Monday I watch a classic or historically significant movie that falls into one of these categories: 1) Have never seen it, or 2) Have never seen it uncut, or 3) Have only seen it once, or 4) Haven’t seen it in a very long time.

Some information from: IMDb Pro, BoxOfficeMojo

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