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      The Violin

      2005, Drama, 1h 38m

      35 Reviews 10,000+ Ratings

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      Vargas makes a strong debut with The Violin, which features crisp photography, a poetic screenplay, and a breakthrough performance by Tavira. Read critic reviews

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      An elderly Mexican musician, Don Plutarco (Ángel Tavira), leads a traveling band that also includes his son, Genaro (Gerardo Taracena), and grandson, Lucio (Mario Garibaldi). Determined to fight the country's military regime, Plutarco and his family help to supply guerrilla fighters by hiding ammunition and other supplies in their instrument cases. When Plutarco's village is overrun by the regime, he boldly decides to further undermine their efforts.

      • Genre: Drama

      • Original Language: Spanish

      • Director: Francisco Vargas

      • Producer: Francisco Vargas

      • Writer: Francisco Vargas

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      • Box Office (Gross USA): $65.3K

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      • Production Co: Fidecine

      • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital

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