WestEnd Sells Joanna Lumley’s ‘Falling For Figaro’ Into U.K., China, Australia

WestEnd Sells Joanna Lumley’s ‘Falling For Figaro’ Into U.K., China, Australia
London-based sales agent WestEnd Films has sold multiple territories on romantic comedy “Falling For Figaro,” starring Joanna Lumley (“Absolutely Fabulous”) and Danielle Macdonald (“Patti Cake$”).

The film has sold to Entertainment Film Distributors for the U.K., Twelve Oaks for Spain, Splendid for Benelux, Huanxi Media Group for China, United King for Israel, Investacommerce for the former Yugosvalian territories and Umbrella Entertainment for Australia and New Zealand. Discussions are ongoing for North America.

Directed and co-written by Ben Lewin, Sundance and San Sebastian winner for “The Sessions,” with co-writer Allen Palmer, the film is set in the world of opera competitions, and follows a young fund manager who decides to leave behind her unfulfilling London job and long-term boyfriend to chase her lifelong dream of becoming an opera singer, who is trained by a former opera diva.

The film was screened for the first time to buyers at the Toronto
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