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The Beggar's Opera (1991)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

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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John Gay (libretto "The Beggar's Opera") | Václav Havel (play) | Jirí Menzel (adaptation)
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Updated Sep 6, 1991

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Oct 1991 (Czechoslovakia)

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Josef Abrhám
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Jana Brezková
Mary Lockit Mary Lockit   See fewer
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Nina Divísková
Elizabeth Peachum Elizabeth Peachum   See fewer
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Rudolf Hrusínský
Policeman (as Rudolf Hrusínsky Jr.) Policeman (as Rudolf Hrusínsky Jr.)   See fewer
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Jeremy Irons
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Nada Kotrcova
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Ljuba Krbová
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Marián Labuda
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Jirí Lír
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Jirí Zahajský
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7 / 10 | 118 votes