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Director  Menahem Golan
Screenplay  Menahem Golan
Country  Netherlands
5.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Crime, Musical
Music director  Kurt Weill
Duration  
Language  English
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Writer  Menahem Golan (screenplay)
Release date  November 17, 1989 (1989-11-17) (Chicago) February 2, 1990 (1990-02-02) (United States)
Based on  The Threepenny Opera  by Bertold Brecht and Kurt Weill
Cast  Richard Harris (Mr. Peachum), Raúl Juliá (MacHeath), Roger Daltrey (Street Singer), Mark Northover (Jimmy Jewels), Julia Migenes (Jenny Diver), Julie Walters (Mrs. Peachum)
Similar movies  The Most Dangerous Woman Alive, Snake Island, Django Unchained, Sexual Chronicles of a French Family, Laser Mission, Forrest Gump
Tagline  Smooth. Sharp. Deadly.

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Mack the Knife is a 1989 New Zealand romantic comedy musical film written and directed by Menahem Golan and starring Raúl Juliá, Richard Harris, Julia Migenes, Roger Daltrey and Julie Walters. It is a film adaptation of the 1928 Brecht/Weill musical The Threepenny Opera.

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In 19th century London, young Polly Peachum falls for the famous womanizing criminal Macheath and they decide to get married, but because of her family's disapproval, her father ("the king of thieves") has MacHeath arrested.

Cast

  • Raúl Juliá as Macheath
  • Richard Harris as Mr. Peachum
  • Julia Migenes as Jenny Diver
  • Roger Daltrey as The Street Singer
  • Julie Walters as Mrs. Peachum
  • Bill Nighy as Tiger Brown
  • Rachel Robertson as Polly Peachum
  • Clive Revill as Money Matthew
  • Erin Donovan as Lucy Brown
  • Louise Plowright as Dolly
  • Elizabeth Seal as Molly
  • Chrissie Kendall as Betty
  • Mark Northover as Jimmy Jewels
  • Production

    Juliá reprises the role of Macheath which won him a Tony nomination for a 1976 revival on Broadway. The film shows obvious signs of last minute editing, including several musical numbers that appear on the soundtrack album but are not in the final cut.

    Home media

    The film has never been released on DVD and as of April 2012, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has yet to announce any plans for a DVD release.

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    References

    Mack the Knife (film) Wikipedia
    Mack the Knife (film) IMDb Mack the Knife (film) themoviedb.org


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