Vertigo Releasing have released the official UK trailer and poster for director Paul Weitz‘ forthcoming thriller, Bel Canto, out in cinemas across the UK on 26 April 2019.
Based on the award-winning novel of the same name by Ann Patchett, the film stars Julianne Moore, Ken Watanabe, Sebastian Koch, and Christopher Lambert, and features stunning vocals by international opera star Renée Fleming.
BEL CANTO is a dramatic love story that follows a famous soprano (Moore) who travels to South America to give a private concert at a party for a wealthy Japanese industrialist (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 long standoff ensues.