THE VIOLIN PLAYER
THE VIOLIN PLAYER – Finland, 2018, 124 min, Drama
Director: Paavo Westerberg
Writers: Emmi Pesonen, Paavo Westerberg
Cast: Matleena Kuusniemi, Olavi Uusivirta, Kim Bodnia, Samuli Edelmann, Milla Kuikka
A love story about ambition, music, passion and living the dream. Karin Nordström (Matleena Kuusniemi), a celebrated violin player, injures her arm in a car accident and loses the ability to play her instrument. She needs to put her glamourous career on hold and she starts teaching students, who are 20 years younger, to find out that she is falling in love with one of them, Antti (Olavi Uusivirta).
Karin and Antti struggle in their relationship as they are both passionate about their music and very ambitious about their careers.
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
- International Film Festival Love is Folly, 2019 – Golden Aphrodite, the Critics’ Guild Award