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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josef Abrhám ... séf podsvetí kapitán Macheth zvaný Mack
Marián Labuda ... William Peachum, Mackuv konkurent
Nina Divísková ... Elizabeth Peachumová
Libuse Safránková ... prostitutka Jenny
Rudolf Hrusínský ... policejní velitel Bill Lockit
Veronika Freimanová ... Lockitova dcera Lucy
Barbora Leichnerová ... Polly, dcera Peachumových
Jirí Zahajský ... kapsár Harry Filch
Oldrich Vízner ... Jim, Mackuv komplic
Ondrej Vetchý ... Jack, Mackuv komplic
Jeremy Irons ... Vezen
Jana Brezková ... Mary Lockitová
Katerina Frýbová Katerina Frýbová ... majitelka vykriceného domu Diana
Jana Svandová ... prostitutka Betty
Mahulena Bocanová ... prostitutka Vicky
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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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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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