"The Red Violin" is really a composition in five
movements. Although the primary theme (the violin)
ties all the segments together, it is but a thin
The violin has a history five centuries long, and
five separate tales of it's existence are shown.
Starting in Italy, but roaming (no pun) to several
other countries. Each story is savory and delicately
filmed. But they don't sing in harmony with one
another, nor do they build for a crashing
Still, it's a curious piece that held my interest
and stirred my heart with beautiful music.