|aThe complete Metropolis|h[videorecording] /|cdirected by Fritz Lang ; screenplay by Thea von Harbou ; a film of Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung in co-operation with ZDF and ARTE.
|aTwo-disc special ed.
|aNew York :|bKino International,|c2010.
|a2 videodiscs (148 min.) :|bsd., b&w ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aSpecial features: original 1927 score; Voyage to Metropolis (50 min.); interview with Paul Felix-Didier, curator of the Museo del Cine, Buenos Aires, where the missing footage was discovered; trailer.
|aAccompanied by: Program notes in English by Bruce Bennett ( p. : ill. ; 19 cm.).
|aOriginally produced as a motion picture in 1927.
|aBased on the novel by Thea von Harbou.
|aCredits: Photographed by Karl Freund, Gunther Rittau ; music by Gottfried Huppertz.
|aCast: Alfred Abel, Brigette Helm, Gustav Frœhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge.
|aIn 2026, the rich rule over the poor, who live underground. One man tries to bridge the gap between the two classes. In July 2008 a complete copy of the film was discovered with an additional 25 minutes of lost footage that had not been seen since the film's premiere in 1927. After years of restoration the sci-fi epic was re-released in theaters in 2010 as The Complete Metropolis.
|aDVD, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1 or stereo.
|aSilent film with English intertitles and music score.