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The Red Violin (1998)

R 05/22/1999 (US) DramaThrillerMysteryMusicRomance 2h 11m


300 through the 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.

  1. François Girard

    Director, Writer

  2. Don McKellar


Top Billed Cast

  1. Carlo Cecchi

    Carlo Cecchi

    Nicolo Bussotti (Cremona)

  2. Irene Grazioli

    Irene Grazioli

    Anna Bussotti (Cremona)

  3. Anita Laurenzi

    Anita Laurenzi

    Cesca (Cremona)

  4. Tommaso Puntelli

    Apprentice (Cremona)

  5. Samuele Amighetti

    Boy (Cremona)

  6. Jean-Luc Bideau

    Jean-Luc Bideau

    Georges Poussin (Vienna)

  7. Aldo Brugnini

    Assistant (Cremona)

  8. Christoph Koncz

    Kaspar Weiss (Vienna)

  9. Clotilde Mollet

    Clotilde Mollet

    Antoinette Pussin (Vienna)

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The Red Violin
The Red Violin

Original Title Le violon rouge

Status Released

Original Language French

Budget $18,000,000.00

Revenue $9,495,408.00


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