3 Screenings- One Day Only!
MID NORTH COAST PREMIERE
A story of passion…of obsession…and possession.
Join Australian director Scott Hicks (‘Shine’, ‘Glass: A Portrait of Philip in 12 Parts’) on a journey delving into the rarified world of fine instruments and the musicians, dealers, museums and philanthropists who seek them out.
‘Highly Strung’ explores the complex, stirring connections between elusive tones evoked by horsehair on strings, high-rolling investors tempted to spend millions on unique instruments, and a quartet of virtuosi caught up in a duel of tension and harmony.
Focussing on members of the Australian String Quartet and the unique world of rare Guadagnini instruments, ‘Highly Strung’ takes us from Adelaide to London, Paris, Venice and New York to meet the fascinating characters that bring these instruments to life.
And then there’s the music!
“Music lovers will find plenty to enjoy in this intriguing film.”- David Stratton, The Australian
“Hicks engages with spontaneity and humour… dismantling much of the stiff decorum associated with classical music.” – Variety
Thursday 14 July
$10 Groups 10 +