I’ve just met a girl named Maria

Fritz Lang’s 1927 film Metropolis is set in “the extraordinary Gothic skyscrapers of a corporate city-state, the Metropolis of the title. Society has been divided into two rigid groups: one of planners or thinkers, who live high above the earth in luxury, and another of workers who live underground toiling to sustain the lives of the privileged. ”

Birmingham 2008 has parallels according to this clip on the ol’ YouTubes:

(Spotted on it’s way through the “river of Brum” on upyerbrum.com)

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