Reference Code I/2-96
Title The song of Rozafa
Synopsis Documentary starts with construction. An excavator lifting the soil and immediately the thick walls of the castle are visible, which according to legend was built by three brothers during the day, while at night it collapsed due to unknown forces. Rozafa, the younger brother’s wife, comes to bring bread for her husband’s brothers who impale her alive on the wall in order to build the castle. View of the castle. The fountain built by an Illyrian master. Stone carving, Illyrian slave with hammer in his hand. Illyrian coin. Illyrian woman. The Amantia stadium and horse races, about which Aristotle wrote. Mountains and coastal landscapes, forest in the marsh. Sheep bleating, birds chirping, etc. View of Apollonise of Butrint, which Cicero called a great and beautiful city. Butrint’s buildings, library, and artworks of Illyrian sculptors. Apollo, the goddess of Butrint. Amphitheatre stage of 19 stones. Sea waves. The buildings of Butrint on the sea. Teuta and Bazai are the names of the masters who founded this city. The floor is paved with mosaics. Helmets, swords, shields, slave cuffs. Turkish stone that shows the conquest of Albania by Turkey. The city of Berat with all its history. An epitaph of Ballshaj 1364 painting. The remains of the two apostles, Bulgarian brothers, mountain houses with small windows, bridges, the Gjirokastra’s castle. View of the city from the castle. The prison of the castle and the bells embedded in the wall. Skanderbeg comes to Albania on November 27, 1448. Bust, sword and helmet of Skanderbeg. Kruje Castle. Excavator working. The hydropower plant.
Screenwriter Cvetan Borisov
Director Ilo Pando
Composer Avdulla Grimci
Camera Vasil Vasiljev Hamdi Ferhati
Category Documentaries
Year 1960
Release date 1960
Reels 2
Lenght (in minutes) 20
Country of origin Shqiperi
Shooting locations
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