Brigitte Helm

Lauren Looks Back: Fritz Lang's Expressionist Epic 'Metropolis'

I knew that I must make a film of all these impressions." New York is a city where anything is possible — a feeling Lang conveys through the characters of Freder (Gustav Fröhlich) and Maria (Brigitte Helm), but more so in Maria, who wants her world and Freder's world united as one Lang created two worlds[...]