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Metropolis

 

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When Mr. Frederson overhears Maria comparing the factory workers to the slaves who built the Tower of Babel, he decides to have his chief scientist build a robot version of her. His plan: to have the robot incite a rebellion, thereby providing a pretext for him to replace his inefficient human workers. Maria's transformation into a robot is one of the most spectacular effects ever put on film. The robot Maria is a sensual, frisky, lusty, flirtatious preacher of the proletarian message.

When the workers revolt, young Freder awakens the real Maria, who turns him into a mediator between the workers and his father, the master of Metropolis. And in the end, the guy gets the girl.

Metropolis is at the Michigan Theater for two showings: on Saturday, September 21, with live organ accompaniment, and on Sunday, September 22, with a restored orchestral sound track.    (end of article)

[Originally published in September, 2002.]

 

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