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Soprano Anna Netrebko Pulls Out Of Royal Opera House Show

Russian soprano Anna Netrebko has bowed out of an upcoming production of Faust at London's Royal Opera House, insisting she isn't the right fit for the role.The opera star, who recently performed at the Winter...

Opera Star Wendy White Released From Hospital After Stage Fall

Opera singer Wendy White has been released from hospital after falling onstage during a performance of Faust in New York on Saturday night (17Dec11).The mezzo-soprano was injured after plummeting about eight feet (2.4 metres) from...

We Need To Talk About Kevin Winner At London Fest

Lynne Ramsay's We Need to Talk about Kevin , has been named best picture at the BFI London Film Festival. The film, which received much praise when it debuted at Cannes in May, was described...

Kevin Wins Best Film At Bfi Awards

'We Need to Talk About Kevin' has won the Best Film accolade at the BFI London Film Festival awards ceremony. The movie - which stars Tilda Swinton and John C. Reilly - beat off competition...

Ralph Fiennes Awarded Bfi Fellowship

Ralph Fiennes is to receive a British Film Institute Fellowship. The British actor - whose new movie 'Coriolanus' has been selected for a Gala screening at this year's London Film Festival - has been bestowed...

Vladimir Putin Helped To Source Funding For Alexander Sokurov's Faust

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin stepped in to help director Alexander Sokurov finance his critically-acclaimed Faust.The Russian project, based on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's play about a scholar who sells his soul to the devil,...

Russian Director Wins Top Prize At Venice Film Festival

Russian director Alexsander Sokurov's Faust , described by one critic as "a high-art dark comedy" but by Sokurov himself as "too serious," took the Venice Film Festival's Golden Lion award for best film, while the...

Terry Gilliam Has Hollywood Worries

Terry Gilliam worries about losing his soul to Hollywood.The 'Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus' director gets concerned that money-driven studios could sap the integrity from his work and has compared his experience of arguing with film...

Cave Creates Score For London's New Faust

Goth rocker NICK CAVE has penned the score for actor GISLI ORN GAROARSSON's ambitious new stage adaptation of FAUST.Cave's latest musical creation will be heard when the production opens at London's Young Vic this weekend...


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