The Albanian Virgin

VIRGJERESHA SHQIPTARE
Status: Completed Availability: Screener available

Albania 1958: Luana is a strong-willed and rebellious woman and the daughter of a respected man. An arranged marriage forces her to deny her love for Agim. Luana, who was lucky enough to learn to read, finds a way to lead her fight for freedom while following the village code, but the personal price is high.
THE ALBANIAN VIRGIN is by the award-winning Bujar Alimani (CHROMIUM), one of the most important writer/directors of new Albanian cinema. A story about a female revolution, which shines through the intense screen presence of actress Rina Krasniqi, who leads the film to an emotional and delicious climax.

DIRECTOR: Bujar Alimani
VERSION: Albanian (OV) with English subtitles
RUNNING TIME: 123 min
RELEASE: tba

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