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The Beggar's Opera (1991)

Zebrácká opera (original title)
Screen version of the play written in 1728 of the same name, portrays the underworld of Mafia-like gangsters and the rivalry and animosity between the various different gangs.

Director:

Jirí Menzel

Writers:

John Gay (libretto "The Beggar's Opera"), Václav Havel (play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Josef Abrhám ... Macheath
Mahulena Bocanová ... Vicky
Jana Brezková ... Mary Lockit
Petr Brukner
Nina Divísková ... Elizabeth Peachum
Veronika Freimanová ... Lucy
Katerina Frýbová Katerina Frýbová ... Diana
Rudolf Hrusínský ... Policeman (as Rudolf Hrusínsky Jr.)
Rudolf Hrusínský ... Lockit
Jeremy Irons ... Prisoner
Nada Kotrcova Nada Kotrcova ... Ingrid
Ljuba Krbová
Marián Labuda ... Peachum
Barbora Leichnerová ... Polly
Jirí Lír
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Screen version of the play written in 1728 of the same name, portrays the underworld of Mafia-like gangsters and the rivalry and animosity between the various different gangs.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

October 1991 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

Kerjäläisooppera See more »

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Stereo

Color:

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