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Giorgio Moroder Presents Metropolis

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Genres: Science Fiction, Classic
Starring: Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Brigitte Helm
Director: Fritz Lang
Plot Synopsis: 1981, 3-time Academy Award Winning composer Giorgio Moroder began a three-year endeavor to restore the science fiction classic, Metropolis. During this restoration Moroder made the controversial decision to give a film a new, contemporary score and added a pop music soundtrack featuring songs from some biggest pop and rock stars of the early MTV era including Pat Benatar, Billy Squier, Freddie Mercury, Bonnie Tyler, Adam Ant, Jon Anderson and more! In addition, to the new score, missing footage was re-edited into the film, intertitles were removed and replaced with subtitles and sound effects and color was added, creating an all new experience... and an all new film. For more than a quarter century, this version of the film has remained out of print, until now. A new HD transfer was created from one of the few remaining prints available and Kino Lorber is presenting the film in the best possible quality, as it was seen in its original release in August 1984.
  • Release Details
    Release Date: November 15th, 2011
    MPAA Rating: Unrated
    Movie Release Year: 1927
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Kino
  • Technical Specs
    Length:80 Minutes
    Specs:TBA
    Video Resolution/Codec:TBA
    Aspect Ratio(s):1.33:1
    Audio Formats:TBA
    Subtitles/Captions:TBA
    Special Features:Introduction from Moroder
    The Fading Image documentary on this version's restoration
    Photo gallery
    Theatrical trailer