• Bel Canto (2018)

Bel Canto

Release Date: September 14th, 2018

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

A famous American soprano becomes trapped in a hostage situation when she's invited to perform for a wealthy industrialist in South America.

Cast: Julianne Moore, Ken Watanabe, Tenoch Huerta, Sebastian Koch, Christopher Lambert, Elsa Zylberstein, Thorbjørn Harr, Olek Krupa

Director: Paul Weitz

Genres: Thriller , Drama

Production Co: Depth of Field, Screen Media Ventures, Priority Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Stephen FarberThe Hollywood Reporter

    The film benefits from the fine cast and from many sharp and poignant moments. It's an impressive achievement technically as well. show more

  • 40

    Weitz, meanwhile, can’t decide whether the movie should be a political thriller, a relationship drama, or something else entirely, as the actors trudge through expository dialogue with the directness of opera lyrics but without any of the emotion behind them. show more

  • 40
    William BibbianiTheWrap

    The film’s failure to modulate its tone, its intensity and its messaging makes it a dreary, one-note production. show more

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