Reference Code I/2-419
Title The life of a work
Synopsis Construction works. Flow of the river Drin. Work at the hydroelectric dam. Mine explosion. High voltage poles. The day of the inauguration of the hydropower plant. Comrades Mehmet Shehu, who laid the first stone, assisted by Haki Toska, Spiro Koleka, Adil Carcani, and P. Kosta. The new town. Probes at work. The construction work for the closing of the Drini tunnel. The Qyrsac construction site. Excavator working. Explosive landmines. Cars transporting soil and stones by day and night. Our and Chinese specialists working. Electric conveyor transporting concrete. “Ismet Sali Brucaj” brigade working. Hazis Vorfi (kovac) Hero of Socialist Labour working. The office of the hydropower plant. Tropoja’s girls working at the office. Workers learning courses at schools for their professional development. Modern machinery working at the hydropower plant site. The moment of the explosion of the mines for the connection of the Drin river tunnel. Comrade Gogo Nushi in the middle of the workshop after visiting the tunnel. Expansion and concreting of the tunnel. Working moments in the dam. The construction work to close the mouth of the Drini. Cement blocks are thrown. The dam is closed. The water begins to form the lake. Water starts entering into the tunnel. The work at the Qyrsac sector. Placing mines in deep wells, powerful explosions. Pipe cutting and welding. Bulldozers and various machines working. Comrade Enver Hoxha visiting the hydropower plant. Comrades Ramiz Alija and Prokup Murra. Comrade Enver Hoxha hugs the veteran blacksmith of hydropower plants, the Hero of Socialist Labour Haziz Vorthin. Comrade Enver Hoxha speaking at the hydropower plant at the workers’ rally. Wagons with concrete being driven to the dam. The construction of the machine room. Welders working at the construction sites. The construction of the machines. The control room. The dam at the end above. Roller bulldozer compacting soil. Closing the tunnel gates for water collection. Portraits of Comrade Enver Hoxha and Mao Ce Dun. Comrades Mehmet Shehu, Ramiz Alija, Spiro Koleka, and Prokup Murra take part in the event. The work director. Comrade Mehmet Shehu cuts the ribbon. The members of the Chinese government delegation who came for the inauguration of the hydropower plant attend the event. Comrade Mehmet Shehu visits the machine room. They visit the dam. Th water flowing into the dam. The film is dedicated to the “Mao Ce Dun” hydropower plant.
Screenwriter Kico Blushi
Composer M. Dautaj
Camera Hamdi Ferhati
Sound L. Fortuzi
Category Documentaries
Year 1971
Release date 1971
Reels 3
Lenght (in minutes) 24.1
Country of origin Shqiperi
Shooting locations
Producers Kinostudio “Shqiperia e re”
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