Fritz Lang’s sci-fi masterpiece “Metropolis” is getting a beautiful new Steelbook release in January

On January 19th, Masters of Cinema are bringing us a fantastic looking new steelbook release of the reconstructed and restored Metropolis.

It’s really difficult to overstate the importance and huge influence that this movie has had on other film-makers over the years, but it really should be in everyones’ collection.

Check out the details below:

Pre-order: Amazon UK

2-DISC BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES

  • 150-minute reconstructed and restored 2010 version (including 25 minutes of footage previously thought lost to the world)
  • Metropolis Refound – a 2010 documentary by Evangelina Loguerico exploring the rediscovery of the most complete print of the Fritz Lang masterpiece in an Argentinean film museum.
  • Giorgio Moroder presents: Metropolis – the 1984 re-imaging of Metropolis featuring a soundtrack by Moroder himself and artists such as Adam Ant, Pat Benatar, Freddie Mercury and many more.
  • Pristine new HD transfer (1080p on Blu-ray)
  • New 2010 symphony orchestra studio recording of the original 1927 Gottfried Huppertz score in 5.1
  • Newly translated optional English subtitles as well as the original German intertitles
  • Full-length audio commentary by David Kalat and Jonathan Rosenbaum
  • Die Reise nach Metropolis (2010, 53 minutes), a documentary about the film
  • 2010 re-release trailer
  • 56-page booklet featuring archival interviews with Fritz Lang, a 1927 review by Luis Buñuel, articles by Jonathan Rosenbaum and Karen Naundorf, and restoration notes by Martin Koerber and more!

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