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Metropolis Film Summary & Analysis

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Characters

Johhan Fredersen played by Alfred Abel

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Johhan Fredersen (Joh) is the master of Metropolis. He is literally the living mind of the city. All decisions go through his office. When Freder goes to find his father in his office, Josephat, his father's right-hand man is copying figures off a huge screen, evidently some kind of statistical data, as it pours in. There are at least four other employees, seated at a conference table, who are trying to keep up with Joh's dictation. None of them seem to be doing too well; they are all flustered and exhibiting signs of extreme stress. Joh does not even seem to notice his employees; he just keeps on going at his usual rate, oblivious to those around him. In turn, his immediate staff seems to have no real loyalty to him, either. They are only too happy to be dismissed so...

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