Hey there, film and TV fan!

There is a search box above, upper left corner- type name of movie, STAR name and you will find those pages!

I do not use paypal. For secure Debit and Credit cards, I use shopify.com.

DVDs/CDs usually ship 1st class mail the same day the order is received. If it is a large order, it will take about 5 business days.

ASK about downloads! email damienrecords@gmail.com

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Metropolis (1927) by Fritz Lang


Metropolis (1927)

Metropolis is a 1927 German
expressionist science-fiction film
directed by Fritz Lang.
The film was written by Lang
and his wife Thea Von Harbou
and starred Brigitte Helm,
Gustav Fröhlich, Alfred Abel
and Rudolf Klein-Rogge.

A silent film, it was produced
in the Babelsberg Studios by UFA.

Made in Germany during the Weimar Period, Metropolis is set in a futuristic urban dystopia, and follows the attempts of Freder, the wealthy son of the city's ruler, and Maria, whose background is not fully explained in the film, to overcome the vast gulf separating the classist nature of their city. Metropolis was filmed in 1925, at a cost of approximately four million Reichsmarks.

The film was met with a mixed response upon its initial release, with many critics praising its technical achievements while deriding its simplistic and naïve storyline. Due both to its long running-time and footage censors found questionable, Metropolis was cut substantially after its German premiere; large portions of the film were lost over the subsequent decades.

Numerous attempts have been made to restore the film since the 1970s-80s, and music producer Giorgio Moroder released a version with a soundtrack by rock artists such as Freddie Mercury and Adam Ant in 1984. A new reconstruction of Metropolis was shown at the Berlin Film Festival in 2001, and the film was inscribed on UNESCO's Memory of the World Register in the same year.

In 2008, a print of Lang’s original cut of the film was found in a museum in Argentina. After a long restoration process, the restored film was shown on large screens in Berlin and Frankfurt simultaneously on 12 February 2010.

No-region DVD in DVD/CD sleeve, photo label.
Guaranteed, replaced with same title.

1hr 58min 38sec

PAY here (CLICK link) for $7.99 DVDs (USA & International)
1 DVD in DVD/CD sleeve, photo label. Guaranteed, replaced with same title.
https://rarefilmclassics.myshopify.com/products/pay-here-for-7-99-dvds-usa-international