The documentary follows staff at the magazine and includes interviews with past publication cover stars as FHM prepares to circulate it’s final issue. FHM magazine – famous for images of female celebrities and male-orientated lifestyle tips once commanded a circulation of over half a million copies but is now about to publish an issue for the final time. The documentary will take a nostalgic look back at the “glory years” of the magazine, of which Rachel was a huge part first gracing the cover in May 2000, with 7 more covers to follow, enjoying a top-three status in FHM’s 100 Sexiest poll no fewer than four times, and most recently taking the title of “FHM’s Sexiest of the Sexiest”.
Eleni Karaindrou’s collaborations with stage director Antonis Antypas have generated some of her most powerful music. Medea, like the earlier Trojan Women, comes out of this association. Recorded at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus, the music vibrates with emotional intensity. Karaindrou gives her themes to a small ensemble, its sound-colours creating an ambiance both archaic and contemporary, as textures of santouri, ney, lyra and clarinets are combined and contrasted.