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Like a grand opera, 'Bel Canto' weaves many stories into one sweeping epic.

Read review Jude Dry
The Hollywood Reporter

The film benefits from the fine cast and from many sharp and poignant moments. It's an impressive achievement technically as well.

Read review Stephen Farber
The Wrap

The film?s failure to modulate its tone, its intensity and its messaging makes it a dreary, one-note production.

Read review William Bibbiani
Entertainment Weekly

Director Paul Weitz is mostly known for lighter, more observational stories like 'About a Boy' and 'Mozart in the Jungle', and the strongest moments in 'Bel Canto' are the small ones.

Read review Leah Greenblatt
New York Times

A movie that, for all its operatic allusions and actorly expertise, feels dismayingly passionless.

Read review Jeannette Catsoulis