Woman in the Moon

Directed by Fritz Lang

Year: 1929
Running Time: 169
Color Type: B&W
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Country: Germany
Language: Silent with English intertitles [audio]

Woman in the Moon

Cast
Gerda Maurus
Willy Fritsch
Fritz Rasp

Crew
Writer Thea von Harbou
Composed by Jon C. Mirsalis
Directed by Fritz Lang


Please note, a new edition will be released on DVD and Blu-ray early 2016

Two years after revolutionizing the science fiction film with his epic Metropolis, director Fritz Lang revisited the genre with an ambitious spectacle that dramatizes the first lunar expedition. Rather than a flight of pure fantasy, Lang, screenwriter Thea von Harbou and a group of technical consultants conceived a modernized "Trip to the Moon" grounded in state-of-the-art astrophysics. Spiced with romance and espionage (including a network of diabolical super-spies straight out of Lang1s Mabuse films), Woman in the Moon was one of the most influential science fiction films of its era.

Newly restored from 35mm archival elements, this edition includes more footage than any version previously seen in the U.S.

Germany 1929 B&W 169 Min. 1.33:1
Directed by Fritz Lang
Screenplay by Thea von Harbou
Photographed by Curt Courant, Oskar Fischinger, Otto Kanturek and Kostantin Tschetwerikoff
Art Direction: Joseph Danilowitz, Emil Hasler, Otto Hunte, Karl Vollbrecht, Prof. Gustav Wolff With Willy Fritsch, Gerda Maurus, Klaus Pohl, Fritz Rasp, Gustav von Wangenheim
Music Composed and Performed by Jon C. Mirsalis
Licensed from Transit Films GmBH on behalf of the F.W. Murnau Foundation, Wiesbaden

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