Berlin, 1931. As Nazism rises in Germany, flamboyant American Sally Bowles (Liza Minnelli) sings in a decadent nightclub and falls in love with a British language teacher (Michael York)--whom she shares with a homosexual German baron. But Sally's small, carefree, tolerant and fragile cabaret world is about to be crushed under the boot of the Nazis as Berlin becomes a trap from which Sally's German friends will not escape in this ground-breaking, blockbuster film version of the Broadway musical Cabaret. Winner of eight Academy Awards: Best Actress in a Leading Role - Liza Minnelli, Best Director - Bob Fosse, Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Joel Grey, Best Music, Scoring Original Song Score and/or Adaptation, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Sound. Based on the book Berlin Stories by Christopher Isherwood, the Broadway play I Am a Camera based on the book and written by John Van Druten and on the Broadway musical written by Joe Masteroff.