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The Complete Metropolis (Kino International's Two-disc Special Edition DVD and Blu-ray)

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Kino International's DVD and Blu-ray release of the 2010 restoration of Fritz Lang's silent science fiction epic.

   Synopsis:   Fritz Lang’s Sci-Fi Masterpiece   With 25 Minutes of Restored Footage One of the most celebrated movies in cinema history...For the first time, Lang’s vision... which has influenced contemporary … see full wiki

Director: Fritz Lang
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Release Date: 1927
MPAA Rating: Unrated
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  • Nov 9, 2010
Caught the TCM premier of this on Silent Sunday and was completely blown away. Not only do the restored scenes help to clarify some plot points, but they also amplify the emotional impact of the film. Glorious! Big old thank you to Buenos Aires, Kino International and the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung!
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November 09, 2010
Yeah baby! I want to get the Criterion collection of this film.
November 09, 2010
There is no Criterion Collection version. This is for the new Kino edition and I'd say that they are rivaling Criterion as far as silents go. However, Criterion has some nice new DVDs coming out. Did you get the e-mail about "Cronos"?
November 09, 2010
But of course, I'll be updating my copy soon. I just bought the Criterion collections of IN THE REALM OF THE SENSES and ANTICHRIST. Hm. I was almost sure that there is a criterion to this one....let me check....
November 09, 2010
Nope. There is a Criterion Collection edition for Lang's "M" and one of the Dr. Mabuse films, but not "Metropolis".
November 09, 2010
it's to be released on dvd and blu. http://www.joblo.com/digital/index.php?id=7602
there was an ad in one of the latest Criterion dvds I rented
November 09, 2010
But that's for the new Kino edition and not Criterion. Criterion doesn't even have the rights to the last two restorations (2001 and 2009, each respectively released a year later on DVD).
 
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