Not Rated | | Drama, Sci-Fi
In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
With UFA still in financial difficulties, businessman Alfred Hunberg took charge of the studio. He cut the film still further to remove any Marxist and religious materials.
One man's hymn of praise became other men's curses
When Freder and Josaphat are climbing down into the miner's city Freder is barefoot. When they are taking the children up the stairs, he has shoes again.
Restoration based on the version in the Filmmuseum Munich and material preserved in the Bundesarchiv-Filmarchiv
The 94 minute video version released by the Killiam Collection contains a soundtrack with no music, but only electronic generated sound effects.
$19,978 (USA) (9 May 2010)
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