‘The Towers of Babel’. 21/03/2020 By Derwombat Pieter Bruegel the Elder – The Tower of Babel (Vienna) – 1563. From the Book of Genesis (KJV). “Metropolis is a 1927 German film in the science-fiction genre directed by Fritz Lang. Produced in Germany during the Weimar Republic, Metropolis is set in a futuristic urban dystopia . The Tower pictured in Lang’s film bears a striking resemblance to the Towel of Babel. Share this:PocketEmailPrintMoreTweetLike this:Like Loading... Related About Derwombat My name is Rod Parham, Hot Metal Compositor. I was born in Adelaide, South Australia in 1947. Single with two children and a grandson. I Love History, Movies and Words.