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Metropolis Film Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 34 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Metropolis.
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Essay Questions

Describe the two worlds present in Metropolis. Include the vast differences. Also include the ways in which these two worlds are linked.

Compare and contrast the real Maria and the robot Maria, describing the scenes in which each is most vividly portrayed.

How can Freder be compared to Jesus Christ, as the savior in Metropolis. How is his character consistent and/or inconsistent with the savior image?

What purpose do the children serve in the movie? Could the movie have been as easily and successfully filmed without their presence?

Describe the character of Rotwang, including his house. Include a discussion of his relationship with Johhan Fredersen.

Metropolis has been called the first science fiction film. How does the movie set precedence for all other science fiction films? What images are repeated or borrowed in other films of this genre?

In what year does Metropolis take place? Considering...

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