There can be no understanding between the hands and the brain unless the heart acts as mediator.

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Podcast Release Date:
Dec 16, 2022

100 Years of Dystopia Series Episode 1

We Built This City On Rock And Ro-oooll (too bad it’s a silent film)

Crime!  Inflation!  Oppression!  Yes, today’s headlines look bad, but not as bleak as the Metropolis that director Fritz Lang envisioned all the way back in 1927.  Will the skyscrapers of the future fall like the Tower of Babel after a sexy fem-bot incites factory workers to tear down the machines that run their city?  And should a mama’s boy who defies his moneybags father just so he can court a virgin in the urban underbelly be called a savior, or the heart of the problem?  Start exploring 100 Years of Dystopia when you Donate for Gold Level now!   

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Movie Details

100 Years of Dystopia
Original Title
Fritz Lang
Erich Pommer
Gustav Fröhlich, Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Theodor Loos, Fritz Rasp, Erwin Biswanger, Heinrich George, Fritz Alberti, Grete Berger, Olly Boeheim, Heinrich Gotho, Gottfried Huppertz, Georg John, Margarete Lanner, Rose Lichtenstein, Hanns Leo Reich, Arthur Reinhardt, Curt Siodmak, Henrietta Siodmak, Olaf Storm, Rolf von Goth, Helen von Münchofen, Helene Weigel
2 h 29 min
Release Date
6 February 1927
Drama, Science Fiction
In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

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