The Violin (2005 film)

The Violin

Film poster
Directed by Francisco Vargas
Produced by Ángeles Castro
Hugo Rodríguez
Written by Francisco Vargas
Starring Ángel Tavira
Cinematography Martín Boege
Edited by Ricardo Garfias
Release dates
  • 11 March 2005 (2005-03-11)
Running time
98 minutes
Country Mexico
Language Spanish

The Violin (Spanish: El violín) is a 2005 Mexican drama film directed by Francisco Vargas. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.[1]



The film won the Grand Prize in 2007 at the Miami International Film Festival.[2] At the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, Ángel Tavira won the award for Best Male Performance (Prix d'Interprétation Masculine Un Certain Regard).[1] It also received three Ariel Awards from the Mexican Academy of Film Arts and Sciences.[3]


  1. 1 2 "Festival de Cannes: The Violin". Retrieved 14 December 2009.
  2. "Miami festival hands out honors". variety. Retrieved 22 November 2011.
  3. "Ariel Awards 2007 Winners". Retrieved 22 November 2011.
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