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THE VIOLIN PLAYER

by Paavo Westerberg

synopsis

The Violin Player is a film about love, passion, ambition and music. The protagonist is Karin Nordström, a celebrated violin player who injures her arm in a car accident and loses the ability to play her instrument. She goes back into teaching and falls in love with her almost 20 years younger student Antti.

international title: The Violin Player
original title: Viulisti
country: Finland
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Paavo Westerberg
film run: 105'
release date: FI 5/01/2018
screenplay: Paavo Westerberg, Emmi Pesonen
cast: Kim Bodnia, Samuli Edelmann, Matleena Kuusniemi, Mikko Kouki, Olavi Uusivirta, Mimi Alen
cinematography by: Marek Wieser
film editing: Samu Heikkilä
producer: Ulla Simonen, Mikko Tenhunen
line producer: Johanna Tarvainen
production: Mjölk
distributor: SF Studios