NJERIU PREJ DHEU
1. MOVIE a) Movie title Original: NJERIU PREJ DHEU English: THE MAN OF EARTH b) Movie language Original language: Albanian Sub-title: English c) Movie genere Feature film: Dramma a). Year of production: 1984 . b). Length: 102’ minutes c). Date of first public projection in the original country: 15.03.1984 d). Festivals /in official selection/: Pula International Film Festival /1984/ - Pula, Croatia Manheim International Film Festival /1985/ - Manheim, Germany Cairo International Film Festival /1986/ - Cairo, Egypt – Amon Re Prize International Film Festival of Damask /1985/ - Damask, Syria Festival International du Cinema Mediterranean de Bruxelles/1987/ - Brussels, Belgium 2. PRODUCTION a) Name of film producer Producer: Azem Shkreli Executive producers: Ismail Peshku b) Producing company Name: Kosovafilm - AS Film Production – Prishtina Address: Mirovica str. # 17 – 10 000 Prishtina – Kosova City: Prishtina Country: Kosova – Europe Phone: +383 38 245 557 Fax: +383 38 244 234 E-mail: email@example.com c) World sale company Name: Kosovafilm - AS Film Production – Prishtina Address: Mirovica str. # 17 – 10 000 Prishtina – Kosova City: Prishtina Country: Kosova – Europe Phone: +383 38 245 557 Fax: +383 38 244 234 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 3. AUTHORS AND TECHNICIANS a) Film director Name: Agim Sopi Place and date of birth: Prishtina – Kosova (23.07.1956) Adress: Mitrovica str. # 17 – 10 000 Prishtina – Kosova Phone: +383 44 110 548 Fax: +383 38 244 238 E-mail: email@example.com b) Author of the original subject: Agim Sopi c) Script-writer: Fadil Hysaj, Agim Sopi d) Composer: Rauf Dhomi e) Director of photography: Menduh Nushi f) Set designer: Nuredin Loxha g) Editor: Agron Vula 5. CAST 1. Performes: Abdurrahman Shala - Characters: Sokoli 2. Performes: Lumnie Muçaj- Sopi - Characters: Tringa 3. Performes: Teuta Rrahmani - Characters: Hana 4. Performes: Skender Tafaj - Characters: Maloja 5. Performes: Bislim Muçaj- Characters: Bardhi 5. TECHNICAL FEATURES Shooting format: 35mm 1:1,66 2. Size for the screening movie: 35 mm 1:1,66 (24 images-second) 2. Sound: Mono 6. SHORT SYNOPSIS Sokol, the man at the middle age, pursued from the government, together with his family, emigrates from Kosova to Turkey. There he faces with the foreign and unknown world. His son Bardhi, emigrates again from Turkey to Germany in order to work and keep his family alive. Sokol, remains in Turkey to look after his son’s wife and children. After a while Sokol’s wife dies and he remains alone with his son’s family. His daughter in law, the wife of Bardhi, does an intemperate life, the double life, which Sokol can not accept it. He is completely lonely. Everyday he walked along the sea, dreaming of his return homeland, return to Kosova. After some time, being sick from the melancholy, he leaves his last will to his son that when he dies, his bones to be returned in his country, in Kosova. And the day after, he leaves for Kosova, but he can not even pass the sea. He dies near of one cliff of the Black Sea. When he dies, in his village in Kosova, there are some news that Sokol has been returned from emigration. The phantom of Sokol meets with his sister who went mad when her child died, and his brother, Malo. In Sokol’s eyes, nothing looks as it used to be. The lands has changed their restrictions, the people of his age died long time ago. His youth age has been vanished completely from that side of the world. He keeps walking like a shadow, trying to reconstruct his past. After a period of time, his son Bardhi, returns in the village carrying a suitcase, in which he has brought the bones of his father from Turkey, to bury them in his homeland. There is created a mystery if Sokol has really died and returned home as a phantom or he has been returned home alive... The Man of Earth has been forbidden from the Central Government of Ex- Yugoslavia.
1.International Panoram Award - Cairo International Film Festival.