In present day Montreal, a famous Nicolo Bussotti violin, known as 'the red violin,' is being auctioned off. During the auction, we flash back to the creation of the violin in 17th century Italy, and follow the violin as it makes its way through an 18th century Austrian monastery, a violinist in 19th century Oxford, China during the Cultural Revolution, and back to Montreal, where a collector tries to establish the identity and the secrets of the red violin.

  • 2 hr 11 minChildren under 17 may not attend R-rated movies unaccompanied by a parent or adult guardian. Children ages 6 and under are not allowed at R-rated movies after 6pm.
    R
    HDSD
  • Jun 11, 1999
  • Drama

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Cast & Crew

  • Carlo CecchiActor

  • Jean-Luc BideauActor

  • Christoph KonczActor

  • Samuel L. JacksonActor

  • Irene GrazioliActor

  • Jason FlemyngActor

  • Francois GirardDirector

  • Niv FichmanProducer

  • Don McKellarWriter

  • Francois GirardWriter