Science on Screen: The Red Violin
The film will be followed by a brief presentation by Sile O’Modrain, Professor of Performing Arts Technology at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance.
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. Starring Samuel L. Jackson.
1998 | Drama/Music/Mystery | 130 min | R