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Metropolis
Perhaps the most famous and influential of all silent films, METROPOLIS had for 75 years been seen only in shortened or truncated versions. Now, restored in Germany with state-of-the-art digital technology, under the supervision of the Murnau Foundation, and with…
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A simple, haunting musical phrase whistled offscreen tells us that a young girl will be killed. "Who Is the Murderer?" pleads a nearby placard as serial killer Hans Beckert (Peter Lorre) closes in on little Elsie Beckmann . . .…
House By The River
In 1949, at Republic Pictures, Fritz Lang (self-proclaimed "master of the unusual") created HOUSE BY THE RIVER, a shocking and mordant thriller of passion and murder. Boasting an ingenious script by SPIRAL STAIRCASE scribe Mel Dinelli and evocative photography by…
Scarlet Street
When middle-aged milquetoast Chris Cross (Edward G. Robinson) rescues street-walking bad girl Kitty (Joan Bennett) from the rain slicked gutters of Greenwich Village, he plunges headlong into a whirlpool of lust, larceny, and revenge. SCARLET STREET is Fritz Lang's 1945…
Hangmen Also Die
Prague 1942. Following the assassination of Nazi "Reich Protector" Heydrich, Masha Novotny, a professor's daughter, hides the culprit in her parents' apartment. When the Gestapo take 400 people hostage in retaliation, Masha's father is among those arrested. The assassin, surgeon…
Die Nibelungen: Siegfried
One of the greatest artistic and technical achievements of the German silent cinema, Fritz Lang's monumental Die Nibelungen is a passionate retelling of Nordic legend, invested with all the resources of the colossal UFA Studios.
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
Locked away in an asylum for a decade and teetering between life and death, the criminal mastermind Doctor Mabuse (Rudolf Klein-Rogge) has scribbled his last will and testament: a manifesto establishing a future empire of crime. When the document's nefarious…
Giorgio Moroder Presents Metropolis
Giorgio Moroder's special 1984 reconstruction of METROPOLIS, with color tinting, fewer inter-titles, and newly restored footage. A pioneer in the field of digital music, Moroder backed this special edition with a throbbing new score, punctuated with pop songs from some…
Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge
One of the greatest artistic and technical achievements of the German silent cinema, Fritz Lang's monumental Die Nibelungen is a passionate retelling of Nordic legend, invested with all the resources of the colossal UFA Studios.
Woman In The Moon
Fritz Lang's ambitious spectacle that dramatizes the first lunar expedition.
Spies
Fritz Lang's elaborate superspy thriller is at last restored to its proper length. Clip #1: "Spies" - Clip #2: "Spies: A Small Film with Lots of Action" -
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The Spiders
With this exotic adventure film, director Fritz Lang established himself as a master of epic storytelling, a talent that would reach its pinnacle in such monumental films as Metropolis and Die Nibelungen. Influenced by the French serials of Louis Feuillade…
Four Around A Woman
Anticipating such films as DR. MABUSE: THE GAMBLER and SPIES, FOUR AROUND THE WOMAN involves a society woman who must navigate through a complex web of criminal and emotional intrigues.