Metropolis (1927)

The movie «Metropolis» (1927). Poster
The movie «Metropolis» (1927). Poster

The movie «Metropolis» is a dumb sci-fi anti-utopia. The movie is recognized as one of the greatest works in the history of silent movies. The phrase «The mediator between the head and the hands should be the heart» starts the movie.

The Metropolis city is divided into heaven and hell. In the hell there live workers who help mashines in factories, but in paradise live carefree rich people. Once a girl from the hell, Maria, brings the children of workers upstairs to show what kind of life can be. Guard leads her away. The son of the mayor of Metropolis sees her and falls in love. He goes in search of her to the hell and first time in his life he sees how cruel and tough lafe can be.