Dir. Fritz Lang (1922).
Pulp genius Fritz Lang made cine-history with this Weimar epic, embodying the terrifying inflation of early ‘20s Germany in the occult figure of the shape-shifting criminal mastermind Mabuse who claims, “We must plunge the world into an abyss of terror.”
Sat., Jan. 8, 7 p.m., 2011
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 29, 2010