Dir. Fritz Lang (1926).
One of the most ambitious spectacles in the history of cinema, Lang's monumental vision of the society of the future surmounts the frequent silliness of the script, while 18-year-old Brigitte Helm makes an astonishing screen debut in demanding double roles.
Wed., Nov. 4, 4 p.m., 2009
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