GER19 The 3 Penny Opera

ALL AGES 112 mins

About the film

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst
Actors: Rudolf Forster, Valeska Gert, Lotte Lenja, Carola Neher, Fritz Rasp, Reinhold Schünzel
German auteur G. W. Pabst (Pandora’s Box, 1929) places audiences firmly in the impoverished back alleys of Victorian London alongside our underworld anti-hero Macheath (Mackie, or “Mack the Knife”), a vicious, amoral thug who sees himself as nothing more than a legitimate entrepreneur. When Macheath marries Polly Peachum without the permission of her father, Jonathan Peachum, the “beggar king” of London and a fellow businessman, a bitter rivalry ensues.
German with English subtitles

Show Times

Wed Jun 12

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