El Violin

Posted on 07. Mar, 2010 by in Mexico

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Plot: Mexican director Francisco Vargas Quevedo presents the story of Don Plutarco, an elderly farmer and violinist; the aged patriarch of a musical family who has fashioned an ingenious way of smuggling ammunition beneath the noses of government troops.

Why See It: Shot simply and starkly in Black & White this mood-driven character exploration of familial love, duty, conflict and innocence is set in rural Mexico during the peasant revolts of the 1970s.

Cast: Ángel Tavira, Gerardo Taracena, Octavio Castro,


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