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Yehudi Menuhin: 100 Anniversary 1916-2016 - The Violin Of The Century. A film by Bruno Monsaingeon exploring Menuhin's extraordinary career since his early childhood years, told in his own words. [DVD]

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Re-released in 2016 on the occasion of Yehudi Menuhin's 100th birthday, this film is devoted to the artistic heritage of a personality who ranked among the most extraordinary musicians of his time, even as a child. Menuhin was not a mere musician: he was a cosmopolitan, a peacemaker and a true humanist. French filmmaker Bruno Monsaingeon, who filmed this great retrospective, describes his work with Menuhin as follows: "He threw himself into it whole-heartedly, with great sense of humour and overwhelming humanity. This film also shows my heartfelt gratitude for a man who gave such decisive sense to my own existence."

Le Violon du Siecle The Violin of the Century Der Geiger des Jahrhunderts:

A grand retrospective by Bruno Monsaingeon, one of the most renowned music documentary filmmakers of our time:

A life in pictures: award-winning documentary in memory of Yehudi Menuhin, produced in 1995.

Richly endowed with a wealth of photographic and audiovisual archive material.

Yehudi Menuhin's extraordinary career since its very beginnings in his early childhood years, told in his own words.

Important anniversary: Yehudi Menuhin - centenary: 22 April 2016.

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Run Time: 115 min.
Region: 0
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, B&W and Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Dual mono,
Subtitles: French, English, German


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