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Fritz Lang, "The Complete Metropolis" Blu-Ray

Fritz Lang, "The Complete Metropolis" Blu-Ray

Fritz Lang’s Sci-Fi Masterpiece
With 25 Minutes of Restored Footage

One of the most celebrated movies in cinema history...For the first time, Lang’s vision... which has influenced contemporary films like “Blade Runner” and “Star Wars,” seems complete.

— The New York Times

Incorporating more than 25 minutes of newly discovered footage, this 2010 restoration of METROPOLIS is the definitive edition of Fritz Lang’s science fiction masterpiece. Backed by a new recording of Gottfried Huppertz’s 1927 score (presented here in 5.1 Stereo Surround), the film’s dazzling visual design and special effects are more striking than ever. And the integration of scenes and subplots long considered lost endows METROPOLIS with even greater tension and emotional resonance, as it dramatizes the conflict between wealthy über-capitalists and rebellious subterranean laborers—orchestrated by a diabolical scientist capable of destroying them
both.

Germany 1927 B&W 148 Min. 1.33:1
Directed by Fritz Lang
Screenplay by Thea von Harbou
Photographed by Karl Freund, Günther Rittau Production design: Otto
Hunte, Erich Kettelhut, Karl Vollbrecht
With Alfred Abel, Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge
Music by Gottfried Huppertz

Special features include:

2-Disc Special Edition set of the new restoration now with 25 minutes of lost footage.
- Original 1927 score by Gottfried Huppertz, performed by the Rundfunk Symphony Orchestra, Berlin, conducted by Frank Strobel presented in 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround
- Limited Edition Collectible O-Card Packaging
- 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               

EVERY PURCHASE SUPPORTS THE NEUE GALERIE
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