A vertiginous future

Jean Després bracelet, Metropolis movie poster and Art Deco wallpaper (Mayfair). Jean Després (1899-1980) was a famous Art Deco jeweler.
Metropolis (directed by Fritz Lang, 1927) is a movie depicting a dark future with a vertiginous architecture. The Metropolis is divided between the powerful people and the workers. The workers are exploited and live miserably.
A robot is invented by a savant in order to provoke a riot with the workers.

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