The FALLING FOR FIGARO trailer has dropped and can be seen here.
From acclaimed director Ben Lewin (THE SESSIONS), FALLING FOR FIGARO is a romantic comedy set in the fierce world of opera singing competitions, starring Danielle Macdonald (DUMPLIN’, PATTI CAKE$, SKIN) and Joanna Lumley (ME BEFORE YOU, THE WOLF OF WALL STREET, ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS).
Millie (Macdonald) is a brilliant young fund manager who leaves her unfulfilling job and long-term boyfriend to chase her lifelong 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 (Lumley). It is there she meets Max (Skinner), another of Meghan’s students who is also training for the upcoming “Singer of Renown” contest. What begins as a brutal competition between Millie and Max slowly turns into something more…
Casting by BAA’s Simone Pereira Hind CDG and Casting Associate Anna Dawson.
Featuring Brennan Artists clients Stephen Clyde and Jo Cameron Brown.First and Only – TIFF
Currently in post-production, the feature film First and Only has been selected by the Scottish Film Talent Network to go to the Toronto International Film Festival.
Anna Dawson was Casting Assistant on the film which is Alistair Rutherford‘s first feature writing credit.
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