Reference Code I/2-1114
Title Testimonies from Barleti
Synopsis Castle gate opening. Historical book, lit candle, book by Marin Barleti. Map of the Albanian principalities. Nature images. Turkish soldier headed by Sultan Muhammed II standing on the walls of the Shkodra castle. Battle. Castle in smoke. The Turks light fires. The Albanians in the light of the torches strengthen the defensive walls, fire catapults. They were captured by Jakob Monato and the brave Llesh Begani, Ram Nikolla and Nikoll Dedani. Aspects from the battle. Victory of the Albanians. Two days and two nights, the Sultan was locked in statues cursing the walls of the castle. The Sultan brings 300 fighting men to Drishti and kills them on the walls of the castle. Sultan Mehmet and his army return to Byzantium on the night of September 8, 1478. Venice entered into talks with the Sultan. Diplomat Gjovani Dari returns from Istanbul with the act of handing over the castle. April 25, 1479, the gates of the castle were opened from which the betrayed and defeated Albanian warriors came out. Portraits of Marin Barleti, paintings, plans of the castle. Stone slabs with the inscription “Marin Barleti”. Bird flying. The gates of the castle that close. Portrait film about the historian Marin Barleti.
Screenwriter Kolec Traboini
Composer Nina Harito
Camera Ibrahim Kasapi
Editing Eli Coja
Sound Flora Uka
Category Documentaries
Year 1990
Release date 1990
Reels 2
Lenght (in minutes)
Country of origin Shqiperi
Shooting locations Shkoder
Producers Kinostudio “Shqiperia e re”
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