Cello, The (R)

Poster for Cello, The

Synopsis

Like many musicians, accomplished Saudi cellist Nasser (Samer Ismail) has aspirations for greatness, though he feels like he's held back by the old, dilapidated instrument he's forced to play. When Nasser is offered the chance to take possession of a gorgeous red cello by a mysterious shop owner (Tobin Bell), he finds new inspiration both for his playing and for his composing. What Nasser doesn't realize is that this cello has a nefarious past. As he prepares for an important audition with a prominent philharmonic, that past shows itself in the form of an ancient conductor (Jeremy Irons) and the suffering and death of those close to him. Nasser must now decide if achieving his dreams is worth the horror that comes with playing such a perfect instrument.

Details

Horror /Suspense/Thriller
December 8th, 2023

Cast

Samer Ismail
Muhanad Al Hamdi
Elham Ali
Tobin Bell
Jeremy Irons

Director

Darren Lynn Bousman

Writer

Turki Al Alishikh