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The Red Violin

The Red Violin (Fr: Le Violon Rouge) is a Canadian film; released in the USA, on June 11, 1999. The film received an Academy Award (John Corigliano -- music), 8 Genie Awards[?], 9 Jutra Awards[?], a Golden Reel Award[?] (for sound editing[?]), and a Best Artistic Contribution Award[?] from the Tokyo International Film Festival[?]. The film is notable in that dialogue is spoken in the language appropriate to each setting, with subtitles.

Plot Le Violon Rouge is the story of a "perfect" violin being auctioned in Canada. As the bidding[?] starts, the story of the violin's origins are revealed, showing us that the violin itself has been around the world, causing anger, betrayal, and sacrifice. The violin's history is depicted in locations around the world, with scenes in Austria, Cremona, Montreal, Oxford, Vienna, and Shanghai.


Samuel L. Jackson .... Charles Morritz
Carlo Cecchi[?] .... Nicolo Bussotti
Irene Grazioli[?] .... Anna Bussotti
Jean-Luc Bideau[?] .... Georges Poussin


François Girard[?]


Don McKellar[?]
François Girard[?]


Niv Fichman[?] .... producer
Daniel Iron[?] .... co-producer
Giannandrea Pecorelli[?] .... co-producer
Barbara Shrier[?] .... line producer

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