Director:   Fritz Lang
Year:   1931
Language:   German
Time:   117 minutes

Someone is murdering children in a German city. The intense police response is disturbing the criminal world. The local hoods decide to help find the murderer as quickly as possible. A classic of German expressionism, this film was noir before we knew what noir was.

Not rated.

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