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Fritz Lang «M» | M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder, filmstill
Fritz Lang, «M» A Town Is Looking for a Murderer, 1931
M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder, filmstill | Filmstill | ©


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Germany | 117' | Concept: von Harbou, Thea | Director: Lang, Fritz | Camera: Wagner, Fritz Arno | Participants: Rudolf Bluemmer, Friedrich Gnass, Gustaf Gruendgens, Georg John, Paul Kemp, Inge Landgut, Theo Lingen, Theodor Loos, Peter Lorre, Fritz Odemar, Karl Platen, Ernst Stahl Nachbaur, Fritz Stein, Otto Wernicke, Ellen Widmann | Schnitt: Falkenberg, Paul | Edition / Production: Nero-Film Berlin | 35mm-film

 Fritz Lang

born 1890 in Vienna, died 1976; studies in architecture; 1916 first screenplays and 1918 move to Berlin, where he directed from 1920 to 1933 many film classics of the German and Expressionist film: «Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse» is censored by the Nazis; he then emigrated to France and England and eventually to the USA, where he worked commercially as a film director in Hollywood and became one of the leading directors of the Film Noir; 1956 return to Germany; in the 1960s, authors of the Nouvelle Vague in France claim him as their predecessor and establish his reputation as an «auteur» within the studio system of Hollywood.