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Also Known As: Died: August 13, 1956
Born: February 10, 1898 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Germany Profession: Music ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)


Writer (feature film)

2.
Karyera Arturo UI: Novaya Vyersiya (1996) as Play As Source Material
Based on a Brechtian classic, a tale which follows the rise of a nobody, Arturo Ui, to absolute power by appealing to people's basest instincts.
3.
Mack the Knife (1989) as Play As Source Material ("The Threepenny Opera")
The well-known story, set during Queen Victoria's coronation, about an underworld thief who finds himself framed for a series of crimes he did not commit.
4.
Baal (1982) as Adaptation
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Herr Puntila och hans drang (1980) as Play As Source Material ("Herr Puntila Orchestration Hans Drang")
6.
Mahagonny (1980) as From Opera
An experimental feature based on a precise mathematical analysis of the 1930 Bertolt Brecht-Kurt Weill opera "The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny," an ironic epic about a mythical American city, founded on the principles of leisure and absolute liberty, that collapses under the growing burden
7.
Life Story of Baal, The (1978) as Play As Source Material ("Lebenslauf Des Mannes Baal")
8.
Galileo (1974) as From Play "Leben Des Galilei" ("Galileo")
This bio-pic is about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of Jupiter. He supported Copernicus' theory that the Earth revolved around the Sun. This brought him in conflict with the Catholic Church. By threatening him with torture, the Church forced him to recant his views in front of a tribunal, and sentenced him to house arrest. However, Galileo's trials and theories inspired others like Newton and Kepler to prove that the Earth was not the centre of the Universe. Some years ago, the Pope accepted that Earth does revolve around the Sun and issued a rare apology for what the Church had done to Galileo, i.e., the Catholic Church recanted!
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Herr Puntila and His Servant Matti (1955) as Play As Source Material
A rich Finnish landowner is a generous, fun-loving, skirt-chasing, and kind fellow when drunk, but is austere and cruel when he's sober. So, his poor servent must bear the brunt of his mood fluctations and cover his boss' tracks when he gets himself into trouble.
10.
Hangmen Also Die! (1943) as Adpt and orig story
When a Nazi officer is assassinated, Czech patriots band together to protect his killer.

Music (feature film)

11.
Savages, The (2007)
When an estranged and senile father starts failing, his son and daughter are suddenly burdened with the heavy chore of care-giving for a man who once neglected and abused them.
12.
Beyond the Sea (2004)
For Bobby Darin, performing was his life. It kept his heart beating. He came alive onstage, even when he was near collapse offstage. From the age of seven, Walden Robert Cassotto--Little Bobby knows the odds are stacked against him. Rheumatic fever has permanently damaged his heart, and he's not exp
13.
Shark Tale (2004) as Song ("Mac The Knife")
Oscar is a fast-talking little fish who dreams big. But his big dreams land him in hot water when a great white lie turns him into an unlikely hero. At first, his fellow fish swallow Oscar's story hook, line and sinker and he is showered with fame and fortune. It's all going along swimmingly, until it starts to become clear that Oscar's tale about being the defender of the Reef is all wet. Oscar is finding out that being a hero comes at a Market Price when his lie threatens to make him the Catch of the Day. Now he has to tread water until he can get the scales to tip back in his favor again.
14.
What Women Want (2000) as Song ("Mack The Knife")
Nick Marshall, a Chicago advertising executive, gets a whole new outlook on life when a fluke accident gives him the ability to read women's minds. At first, this "gift" provides Nick with way too much information, but he begins to realize that he can use it to good effect, especially when it comes to outwitting his new boss, Darcy Maguire. In spite of his best efforts to finesse Darcy, he soon finds himself falling in love and truly understanding what women want.
15.
At First Sight (1999) as Song ("Mack The Knife")
A blind man undergoes a risky surgery to restore his sight.
16.
Thomas Crown Affair, The (1999) as Music ("Tango Ballad (From 'The Threepenny Opera')")
Thomas Crown is a self-made billionaire who can buy anything he wants and is irresistible to women. But there are some things that money can't buy. Thomas Crown has run out of challenges. When an alarm sounds at a world class museum and someone walks out with a priceless Monet, Crown is the last person the New York police suspect. But one person suspects him: Catherine Banning, the brilliant female investigator hired to retrieve the painting no matter what it takes. Catherine loves the chase as much as he does and she's on to his game. Crown has found his challenge. Two can play, but only one can win.
17.
Swing (1998) as Song Mack The Knife (")
Five down-on-their-luck working-class men in Liverpool fulfill their dreams and aspirations by starting a swing band. The band is organized by an ex-con who hires his former girlfriend as the lead singer, and soon the band is on its way to becoming an overnight sensation.
18.
Seven Years in Tibet (1997) as Song ("Die Moritat Von Mackie Messer" "The Ballad Of Mack The Knife ('Die Dreigroschenoper' From 'The Threepenny Opera')")
In the autumn of 1939, Heinrich Harrer, the famous Austrian mountaineer, and his countryman Peter Aufschnaiter, set out to climb Nanga Parbat, one of the highest peaks in the Himalayas. The self-centered Harrer, whose sole pre-occupation was the achievement of fame and glory, would experience an emotional awakening on his fantastic journey that would take him from the heights of conquests to the depths of internment in a British prisoner-of-war camp, then from escape and a harrowing two-year trek through the Himalayas to the mysterious Tibetan city of Lhasa. As a stranger in a strange land where few westerners have ever visited, Harrer was befriended by the young Dalai Lama, and was asked to tutor the religious leader in English, geography and the ways of the Western world. He would eventually spend seven years in Tibet, during a period of tremendous political upheaval in that country, graced with friendship and the spiritual enlightenment of the young Dalai Lama.
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Love Potion No. 9 (1992) as Song ("Mack The Knife")
A brilliant but lonely biochemist gets a mysterious potion from a gypsy who guarantees it will turn his life around. After showing it to his co-worker, a shy animal psychobiologist, they achieve amazing amorous results in a chimpanzee experiment. Now the only way to see if it works on humans is to test it on themselves.
20.
Doors, The (1991) as Song ("Alabama Song")
A look at the enduring 60s rock group The Doors, fronted by Jim Morrison.
21.
Shadows And Fog (1991) as Music ("Alabama Song" "Moritat From The Three Penny Opera")
A meek bookkeeper tries to save a runaway circus performer from a serial killer.
22.
Johnny Be Good (1988) as Song; Song Publisher ("Mack The Knife")
Comedy revolving around college football recruiting.
23.
Big Town, The (1987) as Song ("Moritat")
A hot young gambler gets caught between a mob boss and his moll.
24.
Mahagonny (1980) as Libretto
An experimental feature based on a precise mathematical analysis of the 1930 Bertolt Brecht-Kurt Weill opera "The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny," an ironic epic about a mythical American city, founded on the principles of leisure and absolute liberty, that collapses under the growing burden
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Life Story of Baal, The (1978) as Song ("The Ballad Of Evelyn Roe" "Jacob Apfelbock" "The Ballad Of The Adventurers")
27.
Satchmo the Great (1957) as Composer
28.
Herr Puntila and His Servant Matti (1955) as Songs
A rich Finnish landowner is a generous, fun-loving, skirt-chasing, and kind fellow when drunk, but is austere and cruel when he's sober. So, his poor servent must bear the brunt of his mood fluctations and cover his boss' tracks when he gets himself into trouble.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

29.
Shadows And Fog (1991)
A meek bookkeeper tries to save a runaway circus performer from a serial killer.
30.
Shadows And Fog (1991)
A meek bookkeeper tries to save a runaway circus performer from a serial killer.

Music (special)

35.
Music of Kurt Weill: September Songs, The (1995) as Lyrics ("Mack The Knife" "The Cannon Song" "Surabaya Johnny" "Pirate Jenny" "Ballad Of A Soldier'S Wife" "Alabama Song" "What Keeps Mankind Alive?" "Oh Heavenly Salvation" "Mandalay B-Boy Parlay")
Teresa Stratas, Elvis Costello and Lou Reed are among the singers who perform the songs of Kurt Weill, the classically-trained, socially-conscious, German-born composer who fled the Nazis and became one of Broadway's most creative talents.
36.
Music of Kurt Weill: September Songs, The (1995) as Song Performer ("Mack The Knife")
Teresa Stratas, Elvis Costello and Lou Reed are among the singers who perform the songs of Kurt Weill, the classically-trained, socially-conscious, German-born composer who fled the Nazis and became one of Broadway's most creative talents.
37.
Great Moments From the Met (1990) as Lyrics ("O Moon Of Alabama"--From "The Rise And Fall Of The City Of Mahagonny")
A program presenting highlights from past telecasts of the Metropolitan Opera, featuring conductor James Levine and many well-known stars of the opera world.

Misc. Crew (special)

38.
Mahagonny (1979) as Libretto
A live telecast from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera of Kurt Weill's opera parable.

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