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Bel Canto (15)
March 17th 8:00 pm
BORDERLINES FILM FESTIVAL PREVIEW
Director: Paul Weitz
Starring: Julianne Moore, Christopher Lambert, Ken Watanabe, Sebastian Koch
In this adaptation of Ann Patchett’s best-selling novel, Julianne Moore plays famous American diva Roxane Coss who travels to South America to give a private concert at the birthday party of rich Japanese industrialist Katsumi Hosokawa. As the great and good convene at the Vice-President’s mansion, they are surrounded by a band of guerrillas, demanding the release of their imprisoned comrades. Over a month-long siege, hostages and captors must overcome their differences and find shared humanity in the face of impending disaster, and it is music that provides the key towards hope and resilience.
Running time: 1hr 40mins
Preview courtesy of Vertigo Releasing