The Magic Flute

23rd Apr 2009 - 7:30pm

Studio Theatre

Throughout the year, the Studio Theatre in Edge Hill University’s Centre for the Performing Arts will screen a diverse body of carefully selected films at a highly affordable price.

The Magic Flute (Kenneth Branagh, 2006) will be screened on Thursday 23rd April 2009. The film is a PG certificate.

Mozart’s classic opera, The Magic Flute, is breathtakingly transformed in a spectacular new film version conceived and directed by Academy Award nominee Kenneth Branagh with a newly adapted libretto by Stephen Fry.

On the eve of World War I, a magical drama unfolds as Timino, a young soldier, sets forth on a perilous journey in pursuit of love, light and peace in a world affected by darkness, death and destruction.  A spectacular musical adventure a in which the blossoming love between Timino and Pamina, the beautiful daughter of the Queen of the Night, may help determine the fate of a nation and the destiny of millions.

  • Running Time: 135 minutes
  • Cost for Members: £12 per annual membership (£10 concessions) and £2 on the door.
  • Cost for Non-members: £3.50 on the door.
  • Short Cuts Film Society: edgehill.ac.uk/shortcuts

Interested in learning more about film or other subjects? Edge Hill University provides degree programmes in Film Studies, Media, Performing Arts, English, Creative Writing and History. Why not find out more from our A-Z of courses or by contacting our Enquiries Unit on 0800 195 5063.