Reference Code I/2-122
Title Gjirokastra
Synopsis Documentary displays Gjirokastra’s landscapes . The narrator talks about the history of this city. The motorway where the motorcades passed during the war. Artillery and trucks. The graves of the national liberation war martyrs, the old city bridge and flocks of sheep passing by. Stone carving workers. The sound of the hammer is heard. Beautiful palaces with carved stones. Old houses looking like rocks. The castle of Gjirokastra. Aqueduct. The legend of the fight and the fall from the rock of princess Argjiro is woven around the castle. Castle at night. A cradle and the hands of a woman jumping off a cliff. Here is the rock that drips milk. The bust of Cerciz Topulli is still pierced by the monarcho-fascists. The place of the house where Enver Hoxha lived. An old teacher and the children going to school, kids playing with ball. It starts with Gjirokastra’s houses, large rooms, and carved ceilings, latticed windows and many antiques such as sundries, kitchen utensils, etc. A child who sleeps and the raining without stop. Roof of houses with snow. Mosque guards, prisons, mothers who cry and tell the past. While now life blooms. The employees going to work, the girls going to school and the festival goers dressed in national costumes have come from the districts. The new hospital of Gjirokastra, the old doctor who cares, kindergartens, birds on a wire and many birds flying. Plans of the city taken by car. Documentary about the city of Gjirokastra.
Screenwriter Ismail Kadare
Director Gezim Erebara
Camera Dhimiter Anagnosti Koco Tollko, op/zeri
Editing Ismail Balla
Category Documentaries
Year 1962
Release date 1962
Reels 2
Lenght (in minutes) 20
Country of origin Shqiperi
Shooting locations
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