Red Violin £3.99 delivered @ HMV
Following the unusual journey of an original and unique violin (painted red with the blood of his beloved and deceased wife), as it survives three centuries to a present-day auction in Montreal.
The violin weaves a Svengali over all those who play it and becomes the subject of passion, deception and destruction.
It passes through the hands of traveling Gypsies, a famous concert violinist in England to near-confiscation in Communist China, the violin manages to survive the different lives of those it touches.In present day it again becomes the subject of fascination for a violin historian, played by Samuel L. Jackson.
On discovering that he has stumbled upon the much sought after 'Red Violin', he considers instigating a deception of his own kind