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Metropolis(1926)

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  • Released in United States 1926
  • Released in United States April 2000
  • Released in United States August 1990
  • Released in United States February 2001
  • Released in United States March 1975
  • Released in United States March 1979
  • Re-released in United States July 12, 2002
  • Re-released in United States July 20, 2007
  • Re-released in United States October 4, 2002
  • Shown at Avignon/New York Film Festival (Opening Night) in New York City (French Institute) April 24-30, 2000.
  • Shown at Berlin International Film Festival February 7-18, 2001.
  • Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 11-26, 1990.
  • Film was restored again in 2001, this time in an attempt to return it to as close as possible to its original form. Based on the discovery in the former East Germany of the original Paramount camera negative, the film was digitally reconstructed and re-edited. A new score was also commissioned.
  • Released in United States 1926
  • Released in United States February 2001 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival February 7-18, 2001.)
  • Released in United States March 1975 (Shown at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (Science Fiction Movie Marathon) March 13-26, 1975.)
  • Released in United States March 1979 (Shown at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (German Cinema: The Golden Age) March 14-30, 1979.)
  • Restored print released at New York City's Film Forum July 20, 2007.
  • Film was restored in 1984 to a little over half its original length with subtitles superimposed instead of title cards, and an entirely new score created. In some scenes still photographs with animated backgrounds were used to re-create sequences that no longer existed as usable footage. The original film used a cast of over 30,000 and took 310 days to shoot.
  • 2002 re-release is digitally restored and features a new orchestral soundtrack as well as a new English translation of the original German intertitles.
  • Released in United States April 2000 (Shown at Avignon/New York Film Festival (Opening Night) in New York City (French Institute) April 24-30, 2000.)
  • Re-released in United States July 12, 2002 (Film Forum; New York City)
  • Re-released in United States July 20, 2007 (Film Forum; New York City)
  • Released in United States August 1990 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 11-26, 1990.)
  • Re-released in United States October 4, 2002 (Nuart; Los Angeles)