Essays Tagged: "Fritz Lang"

This is about Fitz Lang's Pictures in Motion. This essay dicusses scene analzing. It analyzes some scenes in a movie by Fitz Lang

M, Fritz Lang's first sound film was released in 1931 in Germany. The film is done in black and white a ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

In what sense might Fritz Lang's "Metropolis" and Josef von Sternberg's "Der Blaue Engel" be considered 'modernist'.

Both Fritz Lang's "Metropolis" (1927) and Josef von Sternberg's "Der Blaue Engel" (1930) appeared during ... r profit and money. According to Jeffrey Herf, it was an "excess of reason" . It was directors like Fritz Lang and Josef von Sternberg who began to make films in this new era of Germany and therefore ... ger of worshipping false gods? Or is it a precursor to the idea of the machine gone wild i.e. Maria?Fritz Lang's "Metropolis" has been described as a film which "stole from every possible world view a ...

(15 pages) 111 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History


anged many key elements and affected the rhythm and pace. Consequently few people saw Metropolis as Fritz Lang had originally intented2. While some critics praised it for its "unparallel scope and ing ... World War One, a movement of expressionism swept across Europe including Germany. For one director Fritz Lang it gave him the opportunity to create a film labeled as the first science fiction film ev ...

(5 pages) 74 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

German Cinema and Murnau

ial directors of cinema at his time. He is often bracketed with two other bigwig German Filmmakers, Fritz Lang and G.W. Pabst. Murnau studied art history at the University of Heidelberg and learned ab ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Portrayal of Women in the Movie (Film), Metropolis

he male perspective, which usually portrays women as sexual objects, and robs them of any identity. Lang shows Frederson as having fear of femininity which involves women's emotion and nurturing.The r ... Woman has been constructed by man to serve her master, be completely dependent, and meet his needs. Lang invents his females as technological objects that come to life at the hands, and visions of the ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Works of Art in Weimar Germany

ies were quite popular. But no other industry increased more rapidly than the film making industry. Fritz Lang, an Austrian director was noted to be the greatest in German movie making. His movies als ... er future for the German people. Such movies are Metropolis, Spies, the last will of Dr. Mabuse etc.Fritz LangMarlene DietrichIn conclusion, everything Germany had achieved with their art, literature ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays

"Metropolis" Cinematography

s after the shoot. All of the effects looked like they were from another dimension. The use of body language is incredible, in several scenes there is clear distinction that shows there is one person ...

(1 pages) 11 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Opening Sequence Of Fritz Langs "M" (in German)

1. Einleitung In der folgenden Analyse soll die Eingangssequenz von Fritz Langs "žM "" Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder" (Deutschland, 1931) nach verschi ... rgenommen. Besondere Aufmerksamkeit verdient der Ton in diesem Film, da "žM" der erste Tonfilm Fritz Langs ist "" schon hier setzt Lang den Ton auf meisterhafte Weise ein.Zum Inhalt des Film: In ... aus der Schule kommen wird. Mit Freude beginnt sie die Zubereitung des Mittagsmahls. Geschickt hat Fritz Lang somit eine Figur etab-liert, die der Zuschauer als Frau wahrnimmt, deren einzige Freude i ...

(8 pages) 598 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Big Heat analysis - expressionistic lighting, use of sets and decor, and costuming sharply reflected the personality traits of the film's major characters.

The Big Heat (1953) is a crime classic film noir and a violent melodrama directed by Fritz Lang. The screenplay of a potent story laced with revenge, murder, and hate was written by for ...

(5 pages) 12 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Steven Spielberg and Alfred Hitchcock - influences

Hitchcock was working in a German studio. When he first began making films, he saw a collection of Fritz Lang's silent films. During World War 1 the German film industry found it difficult to create ...

(5 pages) 28 0 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

How does sci-fi reflect political, social, technological or even environmental issues.

g of World War I.War anxiety and the fear of it remained one of the main topics of science fiction. Fritz Lang's Meropolis (1926) reflected the post war era. The main character Freder is the son of th ...

(8 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Injustice in Fritz Lang’s “Kangaroo Court”; Themes of Injustice and Insanity in Fritz Lang's M

Carlos Rocha ENG 3307.1 Breathless Group 10/14/2010 Injustice in Fritz Lang's "Kangaroo Court"In 1931, Germany was undergoing the rise of Hitler. Anti-Semitic propag ... , a man who was later deemed to have been mentally unstable after being sentenced to death. Indeed, Fritz Lang's film M "takes on a powerful subtext when you look at [it] as a product of its time and ... inals and their "kangaroo court".It is not surprising that M carries a veiled message of injustice. Fritz Lang and Peter Lorre (who plays the murderer) were both Jewish Germans living under the rule o ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers