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Violin on the Brain

France, 1992 (MIFF 1995, Science Programme)

Director: Claude Edelmann

A young French violinist receives advanced instruction from a master virtuoso. How much can be learnt by constant practice and how much comes from the creative talent of the per­former? Modern research is revealing much about the complex processes occurring within the human brain.

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