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Metropolis (1927)

There can be no understanding between the hands and the brain unless the heart acts as mediator.

Genre : Drama, Science Fiction

Runtime : 2H 29M

Director : Fritz Lang
Writer : Fritz Lang, Thea von Harbou

Synopsis

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the rich and the poor, the son of the city's mastermind meets a prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

Actors

Gustav Fröhlich
Gustav Fröhlich
Freder Fredersen
Brigitte Helm
Brigitte Helm
Maria / The Machine Man
Alfred Abel
Alfred Abel
Johann 'Joh' Fredersen
Rudolf Klein-Rogge
Rudolf Klein-Rogge
C.A. Rotwang
Theodor Loos
Theodor Loos
Josaphat
Fritz Rasp
Fritz Rasp
The Thin Man
Erwin Biswanger
Erwin Biswanger
No. 11811 - Georgy
Heinrich George
Heinrich George
Grot
Fritz Alberti
Fritz Alberti
Creative Human - Man Who Convinces Babel (uncredited)
Grete Berger
Grete Berger
Working Woman (uncredited)
Olly Boeheim
Olly Boeheim
Working Woman (uncredited)
Heinrich Gotho
Heinrich Gotho
Master of Ceremonies (uncredited)
Gottfried Huppertz
Gottfried Huppertz
Man Playing Violin (uncredited)
Georg John
Georg John
Working Man Who Causes Explosion of M-Machine (uncredited)
Margarete Lanner
Margarete Lanner
Woman of Eternal Gardens / Lady in Car (uncredited)
Rose Lichtenstein
Rose Lichtenstein
Working Woman (uncredited)
Hanns Leo Reich
Hanns Leo Reich
Marinus (uncredited)
Arthur Reinhardt
Arthur Reinhardt
Working Man (uncredited)
Curt Siodmak
Curt Siodmak
Working Man (uncredited)
Henrietta Siodmak
Henrietta Siodmak
Working Woman (uncredited)
Olaf Storm
Olaf Storm
Jan (uncredited)
Rolf von Goth
Rolf von Goth
Son in Eternal Gardens (uncredited)
Helen von Münchofen
Helen von Münchofen
Woman of Eternal Gardens (uncredited)
Helene Weigel
Helene Weigel
Working Woman (uncredited)

Crews

Erich Pommer
Erich Pommer
Producer
Fritz Lang
Fritz Lang
Director
Gottfried Huppertz
Gottfried Huppertz
Original Music Composer
Fritz Lang
Fritz Lang
Editor
Karl Freund
Karl Freund
Director of Photography
Günther Rittau
Günther Rittau
Director of Photography
Walter Ruttmann
Walter Ruttmann
Director of Photography
Aenne Willkomm
Aenne Willkomm
Costume Design
Edgar G. Ulmer
Edgar G. Ulmer
Set Designer
Fritz Lang
Fritz Lang
Screenplay
Walter Schulze-Mittendorff
Walter Schulze-Mittendorff
Sculptor
Ernst Kunstmann
Ernst Kunstmann
Special Effects
Konstantin Irmen-Tschet
Konstantin Irmen-Tschet
Special Effects
Eugen Schüfftan
Eugen Schüfftan
Visual Effects
Robert Baberske
Robert Baberske
First Assistant Camera
Horst von Harbou
Horst von Harbou
Still Photographer
Frank Strobel
Frank Strobel
Music Editor
Thea von Harbou
Thea von Harbou
Screenplay
Thea von Harbou
Thea von Harbou
Novel
Slatan Dudow
Slatan Dudow
Assistant Director
Otto Hunte
Otto Hunte
Set Designer
Erich Kettelhut
Erich Kettelhut
Set Designer
Karl Vollbrecht
Karl Vollbrecht
Set Designer
Karl Freund
Karl Freund
Camera Operator
Günther Rittau
Günther Rittau
Camera Operator
Otto Harzner
Otto Harzner
Original Music Composer
Frank Strobel
Frank Strobel
Conductor
Erich Holder
Erich Holder
Production Office Assistant
Erich Kettelhut
Erich Kettelhut
Production Office Assistant
Hans Taussig
Hans Taussig
Production Office Assistant
Rudi George
Rudi George
Production Artist
Karl Vollbrecht
Karl Vollbrecht
Art Direction
Erich Kettelhut
Erich Kettelhut
Art Direction
Otto Hunte
Otto Hunte
Art Direction

Trailers and other movies

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