Metropolis and the Modern Self

Majed Allehaibi

Abstract


Fritz’s Lang’s Metropolis was produced in 1926, not long after the industrial revolution. It therefore demonstrates the prevailing worries and miseries of people under the industrial capitalist system.

Keywords


Industrialism, Capitalist System, Working Class

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