Mack the Knife (1989)

Genres - Crime, Drama, Historical Film  |   Release Date - Feb 2, 1990 (USA)  |   Run Time - 121 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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This film adaptation of Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's musical play The Threepenny Opera portrays the engagement of a gangster (Raul Julia) to an innocent girl (Rachel Robertson) in Victorian-era London. The girl's family attempts to thwart the marriage by catching the thief in the act.

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aristocracy, bad-guy, coronation, dance [art], daughter, disapproval, engagement, entrapment, love, marriage, parent, police, prostitute/prostitution, underworld, woman