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Metropolis Case Study »

vikiwalden | Saturday October 22, 2011

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, EDUQAS A2, Genres & Case Studies, World Cinema, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Expressionist, Metropolis, Classic, Independent

Urban Stories | Power, Poverty & Conflict | Case Study 1 | Metropolis (Fritz Lang, 1927) Synopsis Freder has lived a naive existence as the son of the founder / owner of the city of Metropolis. He spends his spare time frolicking in the Club of Sons or Eternal Gardens, blissfully unaware of the tormented incarceration of the workers in the depths of the city. This is until, one day, Maria brings the children to see their richer “brothers”. Touched by the image of these poor,…
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