Mack the Knife - Brecht's Threepenny Film

Mack the Knife - Brecht's Threepenny Film

130 mins | Drama, Comedy, Fantasy | Sept. 13, 2018

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.

Mack the Knife - Brecht's Threepenny Film

130 mins | Drama, Comedy, Fantasy | Sept. 13, 2018

Mack the Knife - Brecht's Threepenny Film
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.
IMDb rating 6.6
Producers Südwestrundfunk, Velvet Films, Zeitsprung Pictures
Original title Mackie Messer - Brechts Dreigroschenfilm
Directors Joachim Lang
Writers Joachim Lang

Cast

Lars Eidinger

as Berthold Brecht

Tobias Moretti

as Macheath

Hannah Herzsprung

as Polly / Carola Neher

Joachim Król

as Jonathan Jeremiah Peachum

Claudia Michelsen

as Frau Peachum

Christian Redl

as Tiger Brown

Robert Stadlober

as Kurt Weill

Britta Hammelstein

as Lotte Lenya/Jenny

Peri Baumeister

as Elisabeth Hauptmann

Meike Droste

as Helene Weigel

Godehard Giese

as Seymour Nebenzahl

Paul Schlase

as Matthias

Jesse Albert

as Sägerobert

Marcus Calvin

as Konstabler Smith

Hanna Plaß

as Lucy

Daniel Drewes

as Caspar Neher

Robert Dölle

as Richter Weigert

Martin Thiel

as Maschinendirektor Sachs

Hanno Friedrich

as Journalist

Morgane Ferru

as Journalistin

Max Raabe

as Moritatensänger

Henry Buchmann

as Bordelbesucher

Dick Carlier

as Ganove

Truus de Boer

as Prostituierte

Soete De Dapper

as Theaterpublikum

Tom De Vreese

as Ganove

Filip Hellemans

as britischer Wachtmeister

Christian Hockenbrink

as Ernst Josef Aufricht

Tom Magnus

as Wachtmeister der Metropolitan Police

Dirk Ossig

as Journalist