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'''Metropolis''' is a 1927 German science fiction futurist film. Portraying what we would now consider a [[Retrofuturism|retro futurist]] [[dystopia]], a highly [[oligarchic transhumanism|class-stratified society]] features an oppressed working class living in the city below a well-off ruling elite.
 
'''Metropolis''' is a 1927 German science fiction futurist film. Portraying what we would now consider a [[Retrofuturism|retro futurist]] [[dystopia]], a highly [[oligarchic transhumanism|class-stratified society]] features an oppressed working class living in the city below a well-off ruling elite.
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The film is based on a 1925 Novel of the same name written by German author Thea von Harbou.
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==  Plot ==
 
==  Plot ==
 
The protagonist journeys through the world of Metropolis, encountering a young woman Maria who is taking care of many of the children from the working class and the [[machine slavery|dangerous conditions of the workers]], coming quickly to see the injustice and inequality which had previously been hidden from him.
 
The protagonist journeys through the world of Metropolis, encountering a young woman Maria who is taking care of many of the children from the working class and the [[machine slavery|dangerous conditions of the workers]], coming quickly to see the injustice and inequality which had previously been hidden from him.
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