Spies (Restored Version)

Having defined the espionage genre with Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler, Fritz Lang returned to the genre with this surprisingly fast-paced and remarkably grim thriller. Rudolf... Read more


Spies (Restored Version)

Directed by Fritz Lang

Year: 1928
Running Time: 150
Color Type: B&W
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Country: Germany
Language: German
Genres: Romance, Spies
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Spies (Restored Version)

Cast
Lupu Pick Lupu Pick
Rudolph Klein-Rogge Rudolph Klein-Rogge
Gerda Maurus Gerda Maurus
Willy Fritsch Willy Fritsch
Fritz Rasp Fritz Rasp

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Directed by Fritz Lang (Fritz Lang)


Having defined the espionage genre with Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler, Fritz Lang returned to the genre with this surprisingly fast-paced and remarkably grim thriller. Rudolf Kleine-Rogge stars as Haghi, the head of an elaborate criminal empire, and Willy Fritsch is the undercover agent assigned to topple the diabolical king from his throne. Filled with the sexual intrigue and high-tech gadgetry that continue to define the genre, Spies remains remarkably contemporary, more than 85 years after its original release.

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"A fluid, fast-paced, visually inventive film" *** Video Librarian

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