Julianne Moore to Lead Film Adaptation of Ann Patchett’s ‘Bel Canto’

Julianne Moore to Lead Film Adaptation of Ann Patchett’s ‘Bel Canto’

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In 2001, Ann Patchett’s fourth novel Bel Canto amazed readers all around the world. It’s a book about music, love, and politics, set in a South America.The story begins at a birthday party thrown at the vice presidential home in honor of Katsumi Hosokawa, a visiting chairman of a large Japanese company and an opera enthusiast. A famous American soprano Roxane Coss is also invited to perform as the highlight of the night. However, the opera-embroidered night is broken by a break-in by terrorists who take the entire party hostage.       Ann Patchett and the cover of Bel Canto | Image via ProProfs …