Film Screening "Bel Canto"
Books and Plays into Film
- Date: 04/27/2019 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
- Location: Hemphill Branch Library
2301 W. Vandalia Rd.
Greensboro, North Carolina 27407
Roxanne Coss becomes trapped in a hostage situation when she's invited to perform at a lavish party for a wealthy industrialist in South America. As a lengthy standoff ensues, hostages and captors form unexpected bonds as they overcome their differences to find their shared humanity. The film stars Julianne Moore and is based on Ann Patchett’s novel. It is "not rated" and 102 minutes. Viewers are invited to discuss the book and film after the screening. Copies of the book are available in the library’s book and eBook collections.