Metropolis [Blu-ray]
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Metropolis [Blu-ray]

By Lang, Fritz, 1890-1976, film director.
Harbou, Thea von, 1888-1954, author.

Genre Drama.

Published [2010] by Kino International, New York, NY

UPC 738329071325

Bib Id 2565257

Copyright 2010

Description 1 videodisc (148 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.

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Leader
06276cgm a2201261Ia 4500
ISBN
$30.00
UPC
738329071325
Publisher Number
K713
K20997
Language
Call #
Blu-ray M
Uniform Title
Metropolis (Motion picture : 1927)
Title
Metropolis [Blu-ray]
Varying Form of Title
Title on container and disc label: Complete Metropolis
Publication Information
[2010] by Kino International, New York, NY :
Copyright Date
©2010
Description
1 videodisc (148 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Form of Work
Motion picture
Note
"Restoration carried out by Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung, Wiesbaden jointly with Deutsch Kinemathek Museum für Film und Fernsehen, Berlin in co-operation with Museo del Cine Pablo C. Ducros Hicken, Buenos Aires. Editorial restoration: Martin Koerber, Frank Strobel, Anke Wilkening. Digital image restoration: Alpha-Omega Digital, München."
Release date: Nov. 23, 2010.
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.
Booklet with essay on the making, unmaking, and restoration of the movie inserted in container.
Creation/Production Credits
Photographed by Karl Freund, Günther Rittau ; music by Gottfried Huppertz ; music performed by Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin ; conducted by Frank Strobel.
Cast
Alfred Abel, Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge.
Summary
In 2026, the rich rule over the poor, who live underground. One man tries to bridge the gap between the two classes. In July 2008 a complete copy of the film was discovered with an additional 25 minutes of lost footage that had not been seen since the film's premiere in 1927. After years of restoration the sci-fi epic was re-released in theaters in 2010 as The Complete Metropolis.
System Details
Blu-ray (requires Blu-ray player), region A, full screen (1.33:1, 1920x1080p), DTS-HD master audio 5.1.
Language Note
Silent film with English intertitles and music score.
Genre/Form
Drama.
Dystopian films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Science fiction films.
Silent films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Science fiction films.
Dystopian films.
Silent films.
Film adaptations.
Motion pictures, German.
Films de science-fiction.
Films dystopiques.
Films muets.
Adaptations cinématographiques

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