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Dreigroschenfilm (2018)
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Dreigroschenfilm (2018)
Original name: Mackie Messer - Brechts Dreigroschenfilm
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Belgium
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Following the phenomenal success of “The Threepenny Opera”, the film industry wants to win over the celebrated author. But Bertolt Brecht is not prepared to play by their rules. His concept of the “Threepenny Film” is radical, uncompromising, political, and incisive.
Plot: beggar, singing in a car, breaking the fourth wall
Time: 1920s, year 1929, year 1933
Place: london, berlin germany

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