Metropolis [Reconstructed & Restored]






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        Metropolis





        Metropolis

        A film by Fritz Lang, Germany, 1927
        Reconstructed & Restored 2010,
        150 minutes

        Available (22nd Nov. 2010): amazon.co.uk



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        “a treat – it’s simply one of the greatest and most influential films ever made”
        NEWSNIGHT (BBC2), Aug 26

        “a cinematic miracle...just how Lang envisioned it”
        DAZED & CONFUSED, Sep issue

        “one more treasure brought up from Atlantis – all praise to the divers and archaeologists”
        THE GUARDIAN, Sep 4

        “in its new, old form, an unforgettable film”
        ***** 5 STARS THE IRISH TIMES, Sep 4

        “a mammoth marvel...sit close to a big screen and submit to the machine”
        ***** 5 STARS TIME OUT (London), Sep 9

        “the starting point of so much modern cinema”
        ***** 5 STARS THE INDEPENDENT, Sep 10

        “one of the biggest, strangest, maddest films in cinema history”
        ***** 5 STARS THE GUARDIAN, Sep 10

        “an eternal masterpiece”
        ***** 5 STARS THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, Sep 10

        “the finished restoration is a thing of beauty”
        ***** 5 STARS IRISH INDEPENDENT, Sep 10

        “revolutionary, astounding and madly influential...a big-screen must-see”
        THE IRISH TIMES, Sep 10

        “a true masterpiece of early cinema”
        THE INDEPENDENT, Sep 11

        “the grandaddy of sci-fi movies”
        THE GUARDIAN, Sep 11

        “what would I give it out of 10? I don't believe you can put a number on art”
        JANELLE MONAE for NME, Sep 11



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        “the can’t-miss highlight of this year’s programme”
        THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

        “throw away your Metropolis DVD!”
        ***** 5 STARS – THE INDEPENDENT

        “the definitive restoration of Fritz Lang’s futurist classic”
        THE NEW YORK TIMES

        “the restored version gives more depth and new meaning to the cult movie”
        THE GUARDIAN

        “83 years after its Berlin premiere, Metropolis can finally be seen as Lang originally intended it”
        THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

        “Lang’s bizarre sci-fi dystopian fairytale now looks bigger, madder, absurder and more fascinating than ever...”
        GUARDIAN.CO.UK


        Metropolis


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        DVD AVAILABLE (22ND NOV. 2010): AMAZON.CO.UK



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