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The Red Violin

R| 2 hr. 11 min.

Plot Summary
The intricate history of a beautiful antique violin is traced from its creation in Cremona, Italy, in 1681, where a legendary violin maker (Carlo Cecchi) paints it with his dead wife's blood to keep her memory alive, to an auction house in modern-day Montreal, where it draws the eye of an expert appraiser (Samuel L. Jackson). Over the years between, the violin travels through four different countries, where it has a profound impact on all those who own it.

Cast: Samuel L. Jackson , Don McKellar , Carlo Cecchi , Irene Grazioli , Jean-Luc Bideau , Christoph Koncz , Jason Flemyng , Greta Scacchi

Director: François Girard

Genres: Drama

The Red Violin (1998)

Release Date: June 18th, 1999|2 hr. 11 min.

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