This afternoon, at 7:30 p.m., Goethe Institute in Madrid (Calle Zurbarán, 21) is screening the film M – Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder (M – A City Searches for a Murderer), directed by Fritz Lang in 1931. Free admission. Original version with Spanish subtitles.
A child killer threatens the peaceful life in Berlin, alarms the population, and police inquiries practically prevent the usual rascals from doing their lucrative business. For this reason, the organized crime world undertakes a search for the pathological criminal at the same time that the Police. The bandits get their purpose and they catch the criminal, they submit him to the verdict of a criminal court that condemns him to death. Before the murderer can be executed, the Police appears and arrest him “in the name of the law”.