Cabaret

2 hr 4 min | Musicals, Featured, Must See

Berlin, 1931. As Nazism rises in Germany, flamboyant American Sally Bowles sings in a decadent nightclub and falls in love with a British language teacher - whom she shares with a homosexual German baron. But Sally's carefree and tolerant 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.

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.

Credits

producer
Cy Feuer
writer
Fred Ebb, John Kander, Jay Allen
director
Bob Fosse
actor
Joel Grey, Fritz Wepper, Marisa Berenson, Helmut Griem, Michael York, Liza Minnelli