The storyline and the way it was presented in the form of different people who wanted the violin for different reasons was not so much genius, but different and fitting. Feel the strings of life against your fingers; the bow of spirit in your palm. The acting is excellent, the stories are interesting, the plot is unique. But the fortune teller doesn't say that doom is facing the pregnant wife. Maybe you have to be a string player to fully appreciate this one, it seems to be written by and for violinists. A , Xiang Pei, successfully defends Zhou.
It actually tried to be original and it succeeded very well. Music lovers take note: the sounds that come out of the crimson treasure throughout the course of its journey are utterly thrilling and inspiring. But it's a hair long at times, and by the last modern scenes, a bit cold and unfulfilling. The front page of this subreddit is meant to be a living representation of quality content on Netflix and you might see the same submissions multiple times. It was not a major hit overseas.
His screenplay, written with , sees the eponymous instrument travel over greater distances, while the years separating each segment become shorter. Maybe due to the brevity of each piece, I couldn't connect with the the characters or their relationship to the violin-the central theme in each of the 5 stories. Archived from on February 8, 2013. This film is one that I will watch again and again and one that should be highly recommended. I recalled the times as a young girl I would listen as my father played his rendition of Scott Joplin's Maple Leaf Rag.
I felt like I was fully transported in both space and time to these places and walking among people who really belonged there. Jackson in a leading role and I appreciated the fact that the actors actually appeared to be playing the violin on camera, as opposed to watching the typical hokey cutaways and cheat shots often associated with onscreen musical performances; nauseating contrivances that always tear down the wall of suspended disbelief with a resounding crash. Some people may be put off by the use of foreign language and subtitles early on in the film but I found this served to enhance the story and grab my attention even more. They learn that Prince Mannsfeld is visiting Vienna and is looking for a prodigy to accompany him back to , promising a generous reward. So few films try for this much. It was also screened in international film festivals in London and Tokyo.
He offers his hospitality in exchange for the violin. I'm still speculating about the future of Mr. . Durasi: 131 Menit 1998-09-10 Pemain: Carlo Cecchi, Irene Grazioli, Anita Laurenzi, Tommaso Puntelli Penghargaan: Won 1 Oscar. With this legacy, the violin travels to Austria, England, China, and Canada, leaving both beauty and tragedy in its wake. Visit other lands and other times.
That so-called in-crowd believes that every movie that hasn't been made by a big studio is great art and that all other movies are bad. Never tell them that sometimes the opposite can be true, because they can't and won't believe you. With all of it fitting nicely into 2 hours of great cinema, drawn from a most exceptional story. Frederick finds great praise in his public concerts with the violin as well as his compositions, with his lover Victoria Byrd serving as his carnal. The different people who come into contact with the instrument all have there own stories and you find yourself trying to guess how the Violin will affect them. The film also competed in the , launched to honour the.
What can you say about a film that covers three centuries, people from all stations of society, and several European countries and Canada. Almost immediately, he notices the Red Violin and believes it may be the legendary last violin of Nicolò Bussotti. The Violin: A Social History of the World's Most Versatile Instrument. Reposts are not only allowed, but are encouraged to some extent. I was moved and fascinated by this film. Upon this discovery, the present-day ships these items to for appraisal and sale at auction.
Profiles of Canada 3rd ed. It teaches us to appreciate people from all walks of life. But despite the splendid locations, acting, photography and story, it was the playing of Joshua Bell which lifted this movie to incredible heights. Being a violinist myself, I must say that the music in this film is what first attracted me. In every scenario comes a realization of the humanity that lies behind true culture, and the inhumanity of those who falsely profess to be the most cultured.