The Red Violin (thing)
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|Overlooked by Oscar in 1999, Francois Girard directs the epic tale of the 400 year life of a Violin, across 3 continents, 4 Languages, and 5 countries, and it's dark secret.|
In Modern Day Montreal, a famous Nicolo Bussotti violin, known as "The Red Violin" is being auctioned off. During the auction, at the chronological end of the movie, and a Tarot reading, at the chronological beginning, we are told the story of The Red Violin.
Starring Samuel L. Jackson as Charles Morritz, who mounts an investigation to investigate the mysterious violin, Greta Scacchi and a cast of complete unknowns,
With the musical genuis of violinist Joshua Bell and composer John Corigliano (Who were not overlooked by Oscar for their work.) All scenes were filmed on location (In china, Montreal Canada, England, Italy, and Vienna) and in the language of the region in which they were filmed.