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4.3
12,518 Ratings

Metropolis

Directed by Fritz Lang
Germany, 1927
Drama, Sci-Fi, Fantasy

Synopsis

An influential German sci-fi set in a highly-stylized city where a beautiful utopia exists above a bleak underworld populated by downtrodden workers. Privileged youth Freder discovers the grim scene beneath the surface and sets out to free them with the aid of rebellious teacher Maria.

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Metropolis Directed by Fritz Lang

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1985

São Paulo International Film Festival

2010

Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente

2011

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2002 | Winner: Special Award

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