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Bel Canto / A Screen Media Films release Priority Pictures presents A-Line Pictures, Depth of Field in association with Bloom. a film by Paul Weitz.

Patchett, Ann (author). Weitz, Paul, 1966- (director, producer, screenwriter). Baron, Caroline (producer). Weintraub, Anthony (producer, screenwriter). Miano, Andrew (producer). Friedman, Lizzie (producer). Lauder, Karen (producer). Little, Greg (producer). Moore, Julianne (actor). Watanabe, Ken, 1959- (actor). Koch, Sebastian, 1962- (actor). Screen Media Films (Firm) (distributor). Priority Films (production company). A-Line Pictures (production company). Depth of Field (Firm) (production company).
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  • 2 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria BLU 907 (Text) 37521530905977 AMPL Blu-Ray Disc Checked out 12/22/2018
Butler PL - Butler BLU BEL (Text) 73174005037092 Blu Ray Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library BLU-RAY FIC BEL (Text) 37500004977498 New Items Checked out 12/21/2018
Lebanon PL - Lebanon BLU-RAY F BEL (Text) 34330513280249 AV - New Release Movies Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle ON-ORDER 1/bluray (Text) ncstl814838015194 On Order On order -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield Blu-ray DVD Bel (Text) 78292000376178 New DVD Collection Checked out 12/22/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9786317487741
  • ISBN: 631748774X
  • Physical Description: 1 Blu-ray video disc (cover: 102 minutes ; disc: 107 minutes) : digital sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
  • Edition: Blu-ray Disc.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Screen Media Films, 2018

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by Ann Patchett.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
Bonus Features: About the Characters ; About the History.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Paul Weitz ; Produced by Caroline Baron, p.g.a., Anthony Weintraub, p.g.a.,  Paul Weitz, p.g.a., Andrew Miano, p.g.a., Lizzie Friedman, p.g.a., Karen Lauder, p.g.a., Greg Little ; Screenplay by Paul Weitz and Anthony Weintraub..
Participant or Performer Note:
Starring Julianne Moore, Ken Watanabe and Sebastian Koch.
Summary, etc.:
Based on Ann Patchett's best-selling novel, BEL CANTO is a dramatic love story that follows a famous soprano (Julianne Moore) who travels to a military dictatorship in South America to give a private concert at a party for a wealthy Japanese industrialist (Ken Watanabe). Just as the glittering gathering of diplomats and politicians convenes, the mansion is taken over by a guerrilla rebel group demanding the release of their imprisoned comrades. Threats are made, lives are lost, a tense negotiation begins, and a month-long standoff ensues. While they are confined to the house, the hostages and their captors, who speak different languages, are forced to find ways to communicate. Music, especially the beautiful arias performed by Moore's character, a songbird in captivity, sparks a shared sense of comradeship and even love, uniting the disparate housemates as they form unexpected bonds, overcome their differences, and discover their shared humanity.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not Rated.
System Details Note:
Blu-ray Disc ; NTSC ; Region A ; 2.35 Anamorphic.
Language Note:
Audio: English 5.1 Surround.
Subtitles: English Captioned.
Source of Description Note:
Title from disc surface.
Subject: Patchett, Ann > Film adaptations.
Women singers > Drama.
Victims of terrorism Drama.
Embassy buildings > Drama.
Hostages > Drama.
Opera > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures).
Film adaptations.

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