Friedrich Christian Anton "Fritz" Lang (December 5, 1890 – August 2, 1976) was an Austrian-German-American filmmaker, screenwriter, and occasional film producer and actor. One of the best-known émigrés from Germany's school of Expressionism, he was dubbed the "Master of Darkness" by the British Film Institute.
Fritz Lang, Actor: Le mépris. Fritz Lang was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1890. His father managed a construction company. His mother, Pauline Schlesinger, was Jewish but converted to Catholicism when Lang was ten. After high school, he enrolled briefly at the Technische Hochschule Wien and then started to train as a painter. From 1910 to 1914, he traveled in Europe, and he ...
Fritz Lang was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1890. His father managed a construction company. His mother, Pauline Schlesinger, was Jewish but converted to Catholicism when Lang was ten. After high school, he enrolled briefly at the Technische Hochschule Wien and then started to train as a painter.
Friedrich Christian Anton Lang, connu sous le nom de Fritz Lang [f ʁ ɪ t͡s l a ŋ] , né le 5 décembre 1890 à Vienne et mort le 2 août 1976 à Beverly Hills, est un réalisateur austro-hongrois, binational allemand par mariage à partir de 1919 et naturalisé américain en 1935.
Metropolis features a range of elaborate special effects and set designs, ranging from a huge gothic cathedral to a futuristic cityscape. In an interview, Fritz Lang reported that "the film was born from my first sight of the skyscrapers in New York in October 1924".
The Masters of Cinema edition of Fritz Lang’s ‘M’. Nicely presented edition comprising of one Blu-ray disc as well as two DVD discs. There is also a 48 page illustrated booklet included. Due to the size restriction of most of these type of booklets (so they fit into the Blu-ray case) the print is very small.
Fritz Lang selbst hielt Du und ich für misslungen. Gemäß Lang sei er ein wenig von Bertolt Brecht beeinflusst gewesen, als er den Film drehte, sodass er im Sinne eines Brechtschen Lehrstückes einen didaktischen Film schaffen wollte, der dem Zuschauer vermittelt, „that crime doesn’t pay – which is a lie, because crime pays very well“.
Metropolis è un film muto del 1927 diretto da Fritz Lang, considerato il suo capolavoro.. Lang ambienta il film in un futuro distopico (nel 2026, esattamente a 100 anni di distanza da quello di produzione del film, presentato in prima assoluta il 10 gennaio 1927) in cui le divisioni classiste sembrano accentuarsi.
Directed by Fritz Lang, it's an intriguing little thriller but it doesn't carry the weight of Lang's other (better) 1956 film, WHILE THE CITY SLEEPS also starring Andrews. It's ironic "twist" ending can be easily guessed at but it's expertly made nonetheless though Lang doesn't seem much interested in the subject matter.
M - Il mostro di Düsseldorf (M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder) è un film tedesco del 1931, diretto da Fritz Lang. Il film, che è considerato uno dei prototipi del filone noir che si sviluppò poi in America negli anni Quaranta, si ispira agli efferati crimini commessi nella Germania negli anni venti da Fritz Haarmann e Peter Kürten .