Falling for Figaro Movie

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A romantic comedy set in the fierce world of opera singing competitions.

Who's Involved:

Ben Lewin, Joanna Lumley, Gary Lewis, Philip Wade, Danielle Macdonald, Hugh Skinner, Shazad Latif, Rebecca Benson, Vicki Pepperdine, Judi Levine, Allen Palmer, Arabella Page Croft

Release Date:

Friday, October 1, 2021 (Limited)


Runtime: 1 hr, 45 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

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, 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…

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Who stars in Falling for Figaro: Cast List

"Paradise Hills" , "Skin"  

"Finding Your Feet" , "Andorra"  

"Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!"  

"Joyeux Noel" , "Blood or Water"  



Who's making Falling for Figaro: Crew List

A look at the Falling for Figaro behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Ben Lewin last directed The Catcher Was A Spy and Please Stand By. The film's writer Ben Lewin last wrote The Sessions.


Ben Lewin


Arabella Page Croft
Judi Levine
Philip Wade


IFC Films


Production Companies

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Production: What we know about Falling for Figaro?

Filming Timeline

  1. June 2021: The film was in Completed status.

Falling for Figaro Release Date: When is the film coming out?

Falling for Figaro is coming out in 2021 on Friday, October 1, 2021 (Limited release). There are 17 other movies coming out on the same date, including The Addams Family 2 , The Many Saints of Newark and The Guilty.

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