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The Red Violin (Le Violon rouge)

Rating:R (for some sexuality)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:June 11, 1999
Running time:131 minutes
Cast:Samuel L. Jackson, Don McKellar, Carlo Cecchi, Irene Grazioli
Director:Fran├žois Girard
Producer:Niv Fichman
Writer:Don McKellar, Francois Girard
Distributor:Lions Gate

Description: Francois Girard's The Red Violin follows the imaginary history of a unique instrument as it passes over continents and through lives over the span of three centuries. The film was shot in five languages, in five countries, over a period of six months. Beginning in Canada in February 1997, the production moved on to Austria, Italy, England and China before returning to Montreal for post-production.

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