I went to see this film on opening night in my town in Ireland. And I was disappointed. It has some great performances. Mostly from the supporting cast. Nathan Lane is brilliant as is the actor who plays Boyet and the stunning Timothy Spall, also the actress who played Jaqueneta ... in short I adore the supporting cast. The main actors: Braghnna and the other lovers, lack style and substance. I was disappointed to see that a lot of lines were given to Braghna that aren't actuly given to his character in the play. Seemed a little like a very large ego taking control to me (This is the first Bragnhna film I saw that I was dissapointed by his performace.). As for the songs ... I didn't mind them. They were amuseing and delightful. They were some of the highlights for this film. In short the supporting cast's performances make this film worth seeing. 3 out of 5 stars.