Directed by Fritz Lang
Carl de Vogt
Writer Fritz Lang
Composed by Ben Model
Directed by Fritz Lang
THE SPIDERS (DIE SPINNEN)
- EPISODE ONE: THE GOLDEN SEA (Der Goldene See) 1919 69 min.
- EPISODE TWO: THE DIAMOND SHIP (Das Brillantenschiff) 1920 104 min.
With this exotic adventure film, director Fritz Lang established himself as a master of epic storytelling, a talent that would reach its pinnacle in such monumental films as Metropolis and Die Nibelungen.
Influenced by the French serials of Louis Feuillade (Fantômas) and infused with Lang’s own fascination with Asian culture, THE SPIDERS follows international adventurer Kay Hoog (Carl de Vogt) in his quest for Incan gold and the precious “Buddha’s head” diamond. Along the way, he must contend with an organization of criminal spies known as The Spiders, who will employ any form of treachery, including murder, to snatch the artifacts from his possession.
Blu-ray Extras Include:
Original German Intertitles with Optional English Subtitles.
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