The Violin

An elderly Mexican violinist - along with his son and grandson - becomes involved in the formation of a peasant's rebellion during the 1970s. Hoping to topple a dictatorial regime by ingratiating himself to a leader of the military, the old man finds his musical skills surprisingly useful. Filmed with a nonprofessional cast, the realistic drama stars Angel Tavira, Dagoberto Gama and Gerardo Taracena. Feature debut for writer/producer/director Francisco Vargas. "One of the most amazing Mexican films in many a year." - Guillermo Del Toro (director of "Pan's Labyrinth").

Year: 2005
Genre: Drama, Latin America Cinema
Country: Mexico
Director: Francisco Vargas
Starring: Mario Garibaldi, Dagoberto Gama, Angel Tavira, Gerardo Taracena
Duration: 98 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Contains violence and content that may disturb
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (Latin America)



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