Bel Canto

Recommended by Leo Babauta, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #3 in Singing, Ranked #44 in Orangesee more rankings.

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In an unnamed South American country, a world-renowned soprano sings at a birthday party in honor of a visiting Japanese industrial titan. His hosts hope that Mr. Hosokawa can be persuaded to build a factory in their Third World backwater. Alas, in the opening sequence, just as the accompanist kisses the soprano, a ragtag band of 18 terrorists enters the vice-presidential mansion through the air conditioning ducts. Their quarry is...

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