A celebrated violin player, Karin, has to end her stellar career after a car accident makes her fingers stop working their magic. She starts teaching students who are twenty years younger than her, only to find herself falling in love with Antti, one of her students. They are not an easy match, both being passionate about the music and overly ambitious about their careers. <The Violin Player>is a romantic drama about giving up on your dreams and letting your ambitions lead you.
Paavo Westerberg started his career as an actor and later moved on to working as a playwright and a theatre director as well. He has won two Jussi Awards for the best screenplay for the acclaimed films <Frozen Land> (2006) and <Frozen City> (2005). He is also a Prix Italia nominee with his television series <Latent Heat>. <The Violin Player> is his feature film debut and it has been already selected to Göteborg International Film Festival and to Moscow International Film Festival.
ProducerUlla Simonen, Mikko Tenhunen
CastKim Bodnia, Matleen Kuusniemi, Olavi Uusivirta