A Metropolis film, 1927
The first robot that appeared on the silver screen, was a woman, and her name was Maria. It was in 1927, in the era of modernism and constructivism. The era of silent films and the economic crisis in Germany. At the studio ‘UFA’ directed by Fritz Lang made the film ‘Metropolis’, spending about two million German marks. Maria was a robot created in the image of a simple girl who fell in love with the son of the owner of Metropolis.