Reference Code I/2-118
Title Kalitja
Synopsis Documentary starts with an anvil and the horse’s hammer. Tomorri writes a letter to his friend where he reminds him of the past and the war. Tomorri talks to the young people about his past precisely in the house where the first communist cell gathered. The screen showing deprived people, the arrival of fascism, the first demonstrations, burnings, killings, etc. German war industry. The war of the Red Army and the house where the meeting for the creation of the labour party is being held. (237. 80m) The activity of guerrilla units, cutting telephone poles, by different routes. Quisling, Kruja and Verlaci governments. Photo of heroes Qemal Stafa, Vojo kushi, Perlat Rexhepi, Branko Kadia, Jordan Misja. The fascist document that indiactes the heroic attitude of Shyqyri Ishmi. The hanging Shyqyriu and the letter he sends to his friends. The Marxist pamphlets that were read during the war national liberation war, the history of communist part of the Soviet Union. From the first battalions, the creation of the 1st assault brigade, battles, fascist documents. The arrival of the Germans in Albania. The war of the Red Army at the Red Square. Stalin addressing the public. Meeting of the regency in the palace, shooting with cannons by the partisans. The Quisling government is on the way. Margarita and Kristaq Tutulani were killed. A gathering of youth is held in a house. (223. 90m) February 4. The Germans enter the city, take a young man and shoot him. The partisans go through the snow, the queens on the move. Abaz Kupi. Enver Hoxha sends a letter about the English people to Haxhi Lleshi. The landing of the English soldiers in Vlore. Photo of Curcil and Tito. Soviet katyushas aim. Soviet soldiers pass through liberated cities, the people welcome them with flowers. The fight for the liberation of Tirana. The German flag is torn, and replaced with Albanian flag. The liberation of Tirana, the partisans parading. Enver Hoxha, Mehmet Shehu, etc are in the stands. (189. 50m) The city of Shkodra, the castle, the lake, the destroyed port, the bridges thrown into the wind, the destroyed Tirana, the burnt Leskovik, the placement of the bones of the martyrs, invalids of the war. Partisans clean the desk drawers of a fascist office. Pioneers on the road. Decree of the People’s Assembly. Trials against spies and traitors. Newspapers reporting on agrarian reform. Decree on nationalization of mines. Announcement of People’s Republic of Albania. The Constitution. New York. Catholic church where hidden ammunition and weapons are found. Enver Hoxha at the peace conference in Paris. Kremlin. the railway, the drying of the Maliqi swamp, the artistic high school, the united school, Mehmet Shehu addressing the public. (244. 70m) Panoramas, oil tankers, queues in the state store. A worker writing a letter to Enver Hoxha about the exploitation of oil by the Yugoslavs. The newspaper “Bashkimi” reports about the meeting of the Central Committee of the Labour Party of Albania. Construction of the Stalin textile factory. Construction of the “Lenin” hydropower plant. Provocations of August 1949. Greek immigrants coming to Albania. Hamit Matjani before the trial. Construction of the refinery in Cerik. Comrade Enver talking to the highlanders. Soviet servants, Tito’s caricature at the “Enver” hydropower plant. (182m) The newspaper reports about the proceedings of the 3rd congress of the ALP in a meeting of the party. Agitators go to the countryside and hold meetings on collectivization. An old man talks about joining the cooperative (synchronous). Villagers building new houses in the village. Works in Terbuf. The Port of Durres and the unloading of tractors from steamers. The UN building, the Albanian flag. Moscow’s statement, Enver Hoxha signing it. US 6th Fleet and Europe map. Photo of Tito and the king of Greece making conspiracies against Albania. American ships, steamers and airplanes. Parade of the army. Proceedings of the 4th congress of ALP Enver Hoxha. May 1st parade, university building. Enver Hoxha during work at the headquarters of the Central Committee of the ALP. Fireworks. The film closes with the slogan “Glory to the Labour Party of Albania”. (230. 90m)
Screenwriter Fadil Pacrami Niko Koleka
Director Endri Keko Xhanfize Keko
Composer Mustafa Krantja
Camera Niko Theodhosi Piro Milkani Petraq Lubonja, op. per kuadro te kombinuara Asim Raxhimi, op/zeri Koco Tollko, op/zeri
Designer Namik Prizreni
Editing Irena Harito
Category Documentaries
Year 1961
Release date 1961
Reels 6
Lenght (in minutes) 45
Country of origin Shqiperi
Shooting locations
Notes Documentary film on the occasion of the 20-th anniversary of the Party.
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