The Violin (also know as El violín) full movie is released on Apr 27, 2007. Watch The Violin online - the Spanish Drama movie from Mexico , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $1,186,247. The Violin is directed by Francisco Vargas and created by Francisco Vargas with Ángel Tavira and Gerardo Taracena. The Violin is available online on Tubi TV and Kanopy.

In an unnamed Latin American country that closely resembles Mexico, the government fights a rural insurgency with torture, assault, rape, and murder. Soldiers descend on a town, cutting off the rebels from their cache of ammunition hidden in a field. A family of grandfather, son, and grandson are among the rebels in the hills. The grandfather, with his violin over his shoulder, tries to pass the checkpoint, ostensibly to tend his corn crop. The commanding officer lets him pass but insists on a daily music lesson. Can the old man ferry out the ammunition in his violin case under the soldiers' nose?

As know as:

El violín, Skrzypce, Скрипка, El violín, O Violino

Release Date (Streaming):

Apr 01, 2008





Production Companies:

Camara Carnal, Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica (CCC), Fidecine

Official Site:

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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
The film from first-timer Francisco Vargas puts a human face on universal suffering. It is also about the power of music, as the title instrument saves (for a while anyway) three generations of peasant men in their roles as guerrilla fighters.
by rottentomatoes, Mar 07, 2008
John Hartl
Seattle Times
Life-or-death matters are handled with compelling gravity.
by rottentomatoes, Feb 08, 2008
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
A message this political has rarely been delivered in so poetic a form.
by rottentomatoes, Jan 04, 2008

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