The Producers (12)

PUBLISHED: 13:01 11 May 2006 | UPDATED: 14:40 12 May 2010

The Producers

The Producers

THE musical which is such a smash hit on Broadway and in the West End comes to the big-screen. Max Bialystock was once the king of Broadway, but now all his shows close on opening night. Things turn around when he s visited by the neurotic accountant Leo

THE musical which is such a smash hit on Broadway and in the West End comes to the big-screen.

Max Bialystock was once the king of Broadway, but now all his shows close on opening night.

Things turn around when he's visited by the neurotic accountant Leo Bloom, who proposes a scheme tailor-made for producers who can only make flops - raise far more money than you need, then make sure the show is despised. No one will be interested in it, so you can pocket the surplus.

To this end, they produce a musical called Springtime for Hitler written by escaped Nazi Franz Liebken. Then they get the insanely flamboyant Roger De Bris to direct..

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