Mack the Knife (The Threepenny Opera)
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Mack the Knife (The Threepenny Opera)
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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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The movie is finally just a slog through a half-digested plot, involving half-understood characters who bear the names, but not the meanings or the spirits, of the Brecht and Weill originals."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
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