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Metropolis (1927)


Set in 2026, Metropolis is a city where an underground community of overworked labourers run the machinery that maintains the existence of the Utopian world above ground.
Things begin to change, when the son of the city’s master falls in love with a girl, who happens to be the prophet of the working class.

The story is based on the science fiction novel of the same title, first published in 1925, written by German novelist Thea von Harbou. Would you like to read the book?

A visually awe-inspiring science fiction classic from the silent era.
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Thea von Harbou: Metropolis
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