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Metropolis Reconstructed and Restored

Blu-ray  |  Foreign Films  |  15 Jun 2011

Metropolis Reconstructed and Restored | Blu-ray

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A film by Fritz Lang

The world's first Science-Fiction blockbuster, METROPOLIS bankrupted its studio when audiences stayed away from its dystopian vision of a future where the leisurely rich repress the working poor. Recut again and again, Lang's original director's cut was long believed lost. Until 2008, when 25 minutes of footage was discovered in Buenos Aires. Now in it's original glory, we present in full METROPOLIS: RECONSTRUCTED & RESTORE


Title: Metropolis Reconstructed and Restored

Format: Blu-ray

Release Date: 15 Jun 2011

Actor(s): Rudolf Klein-Rogge

Sku: 2199765

Catalogue No: MMA8840BR

Category: Foreign Films

Disc Count: 2

OFLC Rating: G

Run Time: 150

Transfer Format: 1080P HD

Video Format: PAL

Language: German,

Subtitles: English

Region Code: 4

OFLC Advice: General Exhibition

Production Studio: Directors Suite

Dubbed Languages: Directors Suite

Director(s): Fritz Lang

Genre: Horror/Sci-Fi, Classic



Fritz Lang's original 150-minute director's cut of Metropolis accompanied by a new recording of Gottfried Huppertz's original 1927 score by the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin

Journey to Metropolis: A documentary about the film and its rediscovery

2010 re-release trailer

Audio commentary by Dr Wendy Haslem & Dr Angela Ndalianis, School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne

A booklet with contributions from Kim Newman, Terry Gilliam, Oshii Mamoru & William Routt