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FILM DETAILS
Certificate TBC
Cast
Joseph Kaiser
Amy Carson
Rene Pape
Lyubov Petrova
Directors
Kenneth Branagh
Screenwriters
Stephen Fry
Running Time
135 minutes

The Magic Flute
But is it Mozart?


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The Magic Flute

Plot
A prince battles evil forces to rescue a princess in Kenneth Branagh's take on Mozart's opera.


Verdict
Although Branagh has done a good job of toning down the opera’s more ridiculous elements, what remains will test even the most willing opera virgin.


Reviewed by Kat Brown

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