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Falling for Figaro (2021)

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From award-winning director Ben Lewin (The Sessions, The Catcher Was A Spy) Falling For Figaro follows a brilliant young fund manager named Millie (Danielle Macdonald, Patti Cake$, Dumplin), who quits her job and ends things with her longterm boyfriend in order to fulfill her dream of becoming an opera singer -- in the Scottish Highlands. She begins intense vocal training lessons with renowned but fearsome singing teacher and former opera diva Meghan Geoffrey-Bishop (Joanna Lumley). It is there she meets Max, another of Meghan's students who is also training for the upcoming "Singer of Renown" contest. The competition between Millie and Max gradually evolves into something different and deeper.

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Cast

Joanna Lumley
as Meghan Geoffrey-Bishop
Shazad Latif
as Charlie
Ian Hanmore
as Patrick
Margaret Fraser
as Alexandra
Jo Cameron Brown
as Juliets's Nurse
Bhav Joshi
as Elliot
Andrew J. Carter
as Fergus McKinnon
Craig Anderson
as Opera Audience(uncredited)
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Critic Reviews for Falling for Figaro

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (6)

You know where this is all heading, but Macdonald makes a pleasant presence and Lumley is a scream.

October 6, 2021 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

A corny, cute-enough carpe diem comedy...

October 4, 2021 | Full Review…
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The performances are what make Falling for Figaro an entertaining distraction, even as the film plays out exactly as you would expect.

October 1, 2021 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Undemanding rom-com fans and, to a lesser degree, opera lovers, should take some mild pleasure in Falling for Figaro, although the humor isn't of Gilbert and Sullivan proportions.

October 1, 2021 | Full Review…

I must admit it's refreshing to see a plus-size woman not only nab the promotion and the hunky guy, but throw it all away within the first 15 minutes. Unfortunately, my plaudits for "Falling for Figaro" mostly end there.

September 30, 2021 | Full Review…

It's hard to fall for "Falling for Figaro."

September 29, 2021 | Full Review…

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