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A Shelter Among the Clouds

TIFF.18 - Ora de religie

A Shelter Among the Clouds TIFF.18

Category: Ora de religie
Director: Robert Budina
Cast: Arben Bajraktaraj, Esela Pysqyli, Irena Cahani
Duration: 83 min.
Country: Albania
Year: 2018

Besnik is a lonely shepherd and devoted Muslim, haunted by unfulfilled love. He is the son of a Catholic mother and formerly Communist father whom he takes care of in an Albanian village in the mountains. Up here, Christians and Muslims have found a way to co-exist peacefully. Even after the discovery that the old mosque used to be a church, the calm of daily life can be preserved - with Besnik's help. After the death of his father, however, drastic changes threaten Besnik's multi-faith family and the shepherd is forced to seek his own path.

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