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EL VIOLIN (THE VIOLIN)

Un Certain Regard - 1er film
Directed by :
Francisco VARGAS 
Country:
MEXICO
Year:
2006
Duration:
98.30 minutes
  • Un Certain Regard Award for Best Actor, 2006

Synopsis

Five Elements
A violin. Ammunition. An army. People in rebellion. The fight for their rights.

Four Characters
Don Plutarco, an old violonist. Genaro, his guerillero son. Lucio, the grandson, silent witness. The Captain, a ruthless soldier.

Three Engagements
Living the music to be free. Imposing weapons´ strength on human will. Jeopardizing everything to reach a just life.

Two Paths
The respect for one´s ideals or the painful treason.

Un Film
...that gives you to feel what is life.

Press kit download (PDF)

Francisco VARGAS

Credits

Actors

Contacts and useful links

Production

CÁMARA CARNAL FILMS, S.A. DE C.V. - Textitlán 40, A-303 Col. Sta. Úrsula Coapa 04650 Coyoacán, México, DF. MEXICO - camaracarnalproduce@cinemexicano.com FIDECINE (MEXIQUE) CENTRO DE CAPACITACIÓN CINEMATOGRÁFICA (CCC) (MEXIQUE)

Distribution

BODEGA FILMS - T : +33 (0)1 42 24 06 49 - sophie@bodegafilms.com - www.bodegafilms.com

French press

Isabelle Buron - T : +33 (0)1 40 44 02 33 - isabelle.buron@wanadoo.fr

International press

WORLD CINEMA PUBLICITY - Richard Lormand - T : +33 (0)1 48 04 51 73 - intlpress@aol.com

Foreign sales

MEMENTO FILMS INTERNATIONAL - T : +33 (0)1 48 00 09 48 - sales@memento-films.com - www.memento-films.com