1931. Germany. Fritz Lang. 105 min.
Introduced by Hans-Michael Bock
Thursday, December 9, 2010, 7:30 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
1931. Germany. Directed by Fritz Lang. Screenplay by Thea von Harbou, Lang. With Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Gustav Gründgens. A landmark film about the “murderer” among us—embodied in this instance by a killer of young girls—M reflects the anxiety of a time in which the criminals have taken charge. Courtesy of Deutsche Kinemathek and Kino International, NY. In German; English subtitles. 105 min.
In the Film exhibition Weimar Cinema, 1919–1933: Daydreams and Nightmares
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