Reference Code I/2-246
Title One falls, a thousand rise
Synopsis The film begins with the construction of the railway. Pal Vata, the father of Shkurta, are with the volunteers. In front of the tombstone, “Mehmet Shpendi” Dukagjin Brigade gathers. Wreaths are placed on the tomb. Pali speaks, the young people listen. Young people going to work. The heroic example of Shkurta has lifted the weight not only of the youth but also of the elderly. Uncle Demiri from Menkulasi (Korce) has come to work with young men and women. Shkurta’s childhood friend speaks (synchronized). Pal Vata speaks (synchronized). The rally of Lushnje where the volunteers are escorted to Pecaj in Dukagjini. Assisting Agim Mero , Rapi Germeni, etc. Pal Vata is holding hands with the volunteers of the Lushnja “Shkurte Pal Vata” Brigade who are going to Pecaj. The cars drive. A magnificent valley in the mountains that leads to Pecaj in Dukagjini. The Dukagjini mountaineers welcome the volunteers of Lushnja. The mother of Shkurta Zoja greets the volunteers. Greeting rally, the secretary of Party Mark Ndue speaks. Beautiful and majestic hills of Dukagjini. The village of Pecaj. A beautiful cataract. Volunteers lay wreaths at Shkurte’s grave. The grave of Mehmet Shpendi is located nearby. Our Lady, Shkurte’s mother speaks with the volunteers, Shkurte’s little brother also talks with volunteers. The school where Shkurta studied. Shkurte’s socks are placed there. House of Shkurte. Volunteers and soldiers visit Shkurte’s house. Mountains and hills sceneries.Volunteers working to build a house. View from the cell of a new road. The construction of a hydropower plant in Pecaj. The Tragjasas of Vlora donate 500 head of cattle to Pecaja. The mother of the heroine, Curres, speaks. Comrade Enver Hoxha hosts “Mehmet Shpendi” brigade; assisted by Hysni Kapo, Agim Mero, D. Mamaqi, Llambi Shella, etc. Comrade Envre Hoxha hugs the mother and father of Shkurte Pal Vates, meets the volunteers of the “Mehmet Shpendi” Brigade. Brigade commander Idajetja briefing. Comrade Enver is handed the scarf of the volunteer Shkurte Pal Vata and the brochure with Comrade Enver’s speech that was found under the volunteer’s pillow. Comrade Enver talks about Shkurte (simultaneously). Comrade Enver presents the bust of Lenin to the Dukagjini’s people. Comrade Enver Hoxha greets the people of Dukagjini. The film is dedicated to the 15-year-old heroine Shkurte Pal Vata.
Scriptwriter Faik Ballanca
Composer Donika Muci
Camera Dhimiter Lala Niko Theodhosi Agim Fortuzi Hamdi Ferhati
Editing Marianthi Xhako
Sound Koco Tollko
Category Documentaries
Year 1968
Release date 1968
Reels 3
Lenght (in minutes) 23
Country of origin Shqiperi
Shooting locations Dukagjin
Producers Kinostudio “Shqiperia e re”
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