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Cabaret 1972

  • Bob Fosse
  • February 13, 1972
  • 124 mins
  • English
  • Drama, Music, Romance
Life is a Cabaret
Inside the Kit Kat Club of 1931 Berlin, starry-eyed singer Sally Bowles and an impish emcee sound the clarion call to decadent fun, while outside a certain political party grows into a brutal force.


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For anyone thinking about watching this, I was most likely in your shoes. Assuming this was just a musical (it kind of is - and although I knew the setting and some other little bits) however it is so much better and more than just that. The plot and darkness to it was rather moving at times; knowing that this wonderful city of Berlin would be brought so low. Hearing characters try to live in this darkening cityscape made me stop and really watch. I thought those elements would be very much background however it really is woven through the foreground of the film.
Give it a go. And this is coming from someone who really doesn't like musicals.

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