Saturday, November 20, 2010


The 1927 expressionistic masterpiece Metropolis has been re-released in a new 147 minute version, called “The Complete Metropolis”. The film premiered in February 2010at the Berlin Film at Friederichstrasse Palast, accompanied by a 60-piece orchestra playing the original 1927 score by Gottfried Huppertz. The response was overwhelming from both the German press and public. It has now been announced that there will be a North American release of the new restoration, including Blu-ray and DVD versions. A total of 35 minutes of lost footage has been added, as well as the original Huppertz score. This movie is a timeless classic, far ahead of its time...

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