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The Forgiveness of Blood

The Forgiveness of Blood
  • 2011
  • USA/Albania/Denmark/Italy
  • 109 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Joshua Marston
  • Written by: Joshua Marston, Andamion Murataj
  • Cast: Tristan Halilaj, Sindi Lacej, Refet Abazi
  • Language: Albanian
  • UK release: 10 August 2012

Albanian student Nik becomes the target of a blood feud after his father murders a neighbour. As he is placed on house arrest, his sister Rudina must look after the family business. The tension between tradition and progress in modern Albania is expertly portrayed by strong performances from the cast.

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The Forgiveness of Blood

8 Aug 20124 stars

Compelling Albanian drama from the director of Maria Full of Grace

Los Angelino filmmaker Joshua Marston repeats the success of his first film, the award-winning Maria Full of Grace, with a second compelling foreign language drama that unfolds beyond the borders of the First World. Marston’s follow-up to Maria, which…

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