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Richard Russell Homework Written Entry Week 3 Film: Cabaret (Dir. Bon Fosse, 1972) Cabaret rather seamlessly blends the following genres, including; Musical, Fantasy, Comedy, Romance and Drama, and Historical. By some, Cabaret is dubbed as a Musical Biography due to the fact that it is based off of the Broadway play of the same name, which was a hybrid adaptation drawing from The Berlin Stories by Christopher Isherwood, as well as the play I am the Camera. For rather obvious reasons Cabaret also falls into the following musical subgenres, including; Comedy, Dance, Drama, and Romance Musical. Bob Fosse, the choreographer and director of Cabaret was a man of many talents. In addition to the aforementioned, Fosse was an actor, dancer, screenwriter and film editor. He won an unprecedented eight Tony Awards an Emmy and an Oscar (Cabaret). Fosse was widely praised for his very distinct style and choreography which often included a stylized, cynical sexuality. While many of Fosse’s films are highly regarded for their jazz-dance style, his glorious oeuvre is not without its idiosyncrasies. The use of
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