Mack the Knife (1990)

Genres - Crime, Drama, Historical Film  |   Release Date - Feb 2, 1990 (USA)  |   Run Time - 118 min.  |   Countries - Netherlands   |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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Synopsis by John Bush

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.



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