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123 minutes · 1927

Drama, Science fiction
The great Fritz Lang created this chilling 1927 evocation of a mechanized utopia run by underground slave labor. The narrative details are essentially the old proletarian/leisure-class cant, but the visual impact of Lang's bizarre geometric sets and Karl Freund's superb photography hasn't diminished.


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