FROM CREMONA TO CREMONA
Wednesday, 15th November, 7.45pm
Fletton Way, Glapthorn Rd, Oundle, PE8 4JA
Director: Maria Averina
Runtime: 1hr 15 min
Violins. With all the strings! A film that delves into two European towns united by a tradition of violin-making. At the Cremona factory in Bulgaria, the apprentice luthiers dream of travelling to Cremona in Italy to learn the art of shaping wood at the home of the Stradivari tradition. Ivan, a young apprentice with a love for wood and a passion for making high quaity instruments, follows his dream. Faced with love, homesickness and poverty he fights to realise his destiny of returning to Bulgaria to create an instrument with the sound of a Stradivarius. Follow his journey and see if it happens.
‘This warm film gives a charming insght into the world of people grappling with tradition and competition.’ Richard Foord