Fifth about The Seventh

Metropolis (1927)

Metropolis: the sheer ambition (thematically and aesthetically, not to mention the scale of it) of this film should help its place in the movie pantheon. The fact that it succeeds makes it a guarantee. Of course, the changes in film language since it was made makes it a less than simple watch, but this is a major work of art in all possible filmmaking facets.

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