About the film
The Red Violin
Release Date: September 10, 1998
|Genres||:||Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Music, Romance|
|Production Companies||:||Rhombus Media, Channel Four Films, New Line Cinema, Mikado Film, Sidecar Films & TV, Téléfilm Canada, CITY-TV|
|Producers||:||Niv Fichman, Daniel Iron, Giannandrea Pecorelli|
|Writers||:||Don McKellar, François Girard|
300 years of a remarkable musical instrument. Crafted by the Italian master Bussotti (Cecchi) in 1681, the red violin has traveled through Austria, England, China, and Canada, leaving both beauty and tragedy in its wake. In Montreal, Samuel L Jackson plays an appraiser going over its complex history.