CELLO TALES / CELLO TALES

2013, Colour, Luxembourg, Documentaries of the World (full length movies)

CELLO TALES

 

Production Team

Director : Anne Schiltz

Screenwriter : Anne Schiltz

Cinematographer : Nikos Welter

Editor : Pia Dumont

Music : Andreas Lindenbaum

Film production and Sales : Anne Schroeder, Samsa Film, 238C, rue de Luxembourg, L-8077 Bertrange, tél: +352 45 19 60 -1, fax: +352) 44 24 29, samsa@samsa.lu


 

Synopsis

A cinematic tribute to the cello via four musical journeys. The daughter of a cellist tells how she spent a whole decade searching for the cello stolen from her heartbroken father. A skilled craftsman reveals the exacting process used to build a cello. An internationally renowned soloist displays the cello's vast range of expression and admits that he is unable to go any length of time without playing his instrument. An expert explains the ways that antique instruments are identified and how infatuated owners have trouble recognizing their instruments' objective quality.

 

Director

Anne Schiltz studied at the Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology in Manchester and now works as a film director. Her documentaries include “Sweet Life and all that goes with it” (2002) - a portrait of a Saxon family in Transylvania, and “Gordian Troeller Revisited – Eritrea” (2007). Her interest in music is reflected in her close collaboration with various artists and musical ensembles. “Cello Tales” is her first feature documentary.


 

Projections

Sunday August 25, 2013 - 07:40 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 11
Monday August 26, 2013 - 05:00 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 11
Tuesday August 27, 2013 - 04:20 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 11


 

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