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Power and Control in 1984 and Metropolis

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Dahyo Lloyd

on 19 March 2016

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Transcript of Power and Control in 1984 and Metropolis

"It was an enormous , pyramidical structure of glittering white concrete"
Thank you!
Power and Control in 1984 and Metropolis
The very first shot in the film depicts the towering spires of the city on top of a pyramid shape- establishing the pyramid motif that recurs through the film.

The pyramid is a symbol of the social heirarchy in the world of Metropolis, a few people having command over a great number of oppressed masses
The shot then transitions to a shot of cogs moving a metronomic manner, demonstrating the role the machines have in maintaining the power structure of the city.
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