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The red violin [videorecording] / a Lions Gate Films release of a New Line International ; Channel Four films ; Telefilm Canada presentation of a Rhombus Media/Mikado production ; a film by Franc̦ois Girard ; produced by Niv Fichman ; written by Don McKellar and François Girard ; directed by François Girard.

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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center Reserve DVD 1759 37684000833044 Media Center Desk Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1588177653
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, 2003.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
Parallel titles in French, Italian, German and Mandarin appear behind main title.
General reserve.
Material for the Film Scoring Department.
Formatted Contents Note:
Red violin -- Auction -- Private conversation -- Maestro -- Prodigy -- Tutor -- Keeping time -- Solace -- Auditions -- Early departure -- Gypsy player -- Fetid corpse -- Afflicted -- Pope foundation -- New owner -- March -- Offering -- Second opinion -- Reserves -- Organic compound -- The genesis -- Instrument of deceit -- Very special -- End credits.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Alain Dostie ; editor, Gaëtan Huot ; music, John Corigliano ; costume designer, Renée April ; production designer, François Séguin.
Participant or Performer Note:
Carlo Cecchi, Irene Grazioli, Jean-Luc Bideau, Greta Scacchi, Jason Flemyng, Sylvia Chang, Colm Feore, Don McKellar, Samuel L. Jackson.
Summary, etc.:
Upon unearthing a one-of-a-kind, blood red violin, appraiser Charles Morritz uncovers the spectacular journey of the long-lost masterpiece - how it changed hands and the lives of all who touched it.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language Note:
In English, Italian, German, French and Mandarin with optional English and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, 2000: Best music, original score.
Subject: Violin > Drama.
Appraisers > Drama.

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