Strad Style

Biografilm Music


by Stefan Avalos

(Stati Uniti, Italy, Netherlands / 2017 / 105’)

Daniel Houck is just a country boy from Ohio, but his love for violins, which he builds on his farm, is evident even in his tattoos. This passion pushes him to contact the star violinist, Razvan Stoica, and promise him to build a Cannone, like the one Paganini had. Shame that he’s never actually seen one... This story and character that the director fell in love with are universal and fascinating not only because they represent an impossible personal and professional challenge, but also because Daniel is a very unique character who nevertheless is like all of us. Chasing a dream. Thinking, I can do this. But the date for handing over the violin to Stoica is approaching...