Picture Of A Screenshot From The Film Metropolis 1927

Picture Of A Screenshot From The Film Metropolis 1927

Description

The New Tower of Babel, Fredersen's headquarters in Metropolis.

A screenshot from the film Metropolis (1927).

The image is used to identify the film Metropolis, a subject of public interest.

Source Desc

Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Foundation

Author Description

Karl Freund, G√ľnther Rittau, Walter Ruttmann (cinematograpers)

Licence

Copyrighted Work - Fair Use (Commentary and Criticism, Small amount (A screenshot from the film Metropolis))

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List of Dystopian Movies

Film history is full of movies that managed to very realistically depict future dystopian societies, filled with desolate landscapes, oppressive governments and subjugated people who strive to become free. Here are some of the best of them.

Metropolis

This landmark science fiction movie from 1923 today is today remembered as the first dystopian movie of all time. Set in the futuristic dystopian society, this movie explored the concepts of communism, capitalism, workers rebelling against ruling class, and the influences of technology on our lives.

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Children of Men

Set in the near future, this dystopian science fiction movie depicts the life in the collapsed society of England. Devastated by the virus that managed to destroy the means of human reproduction, this movie follows the adventure of several protagonists who were tasked to protect the only surviving baby.

Blade Runner

This 1982 famous cult science fiction movie managed to visualize to great detail dark, futuristic and dystopian version of overpopulated Los Angeles. Masterfully filmed, this movie explores the concepts of globalization, paranoia, value of human life, emotions, artificial life, climate change, religion and genetic engineering.