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Film Review: Bel Canto (2018) - USA

Andrew Chan Bel Canto Julianne Moore Ken Watanabe

Film Review: Bel Canto (2018) - USA

Bel Canto (2018) - USA   Reviewed by Andrew Chan (Film Critics Circle of Australia)     Based on the true story of an Opera singer’s romance with a Japanese Businessman in the middle of a hostage situation in Peru. This provide a rare opportunity for an Asian American Ken Watanabe to share a intimate romance with Julianne Moore further adding to Asian Representation in Hollywood. It shows how people whether in captivity or forced to stay within an isolated environment will react and eventually adapt to their given surroundings. What makes the film clicks is left largely due to...

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