Slogans (2001)

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Sobre o filme

Andre, a young biology professor, arrives at a distant village in up-country Albania to take on a position in an elementary school: he is soon informed that one of his attributions is to arrange for spelling out political slogans with rocks in the mountains of the city. The task is to be completed by the students. It is not difficult to see that the students will always give preference to the shorter slogans. This is the way found to cheat out on one of the most present forms of political propaganda of dictator Enver Hoxha. A slogan was to be 15 meters wide with each letter 1.5 meters tall. Each village was to produce at least ten of these. “My intention was not to outrule this system, but to further a memory of a period that we must not forget. The film was based on reality. The script is based on true events, but it does not intend to be a documentary”, says Director Gjergj Xhuvani. The film is based on a book of short stories The Stone Slogans, by Albanese writer Ylljet Aliçka, also the author of the script.

Título original: Slogans

Ano: 2001

Duração: 90 minutos

País: Albania

Cor: colorido


Roteiro: Ylljet Aliçka

Fotografia: Gerald Thiaville

Montagem: Didier Ranz

Elenco: Artur Gorishti, Luiza Xhuvani, Agim Qirjaqi

Produtor: Anne-Dominique Toussaint, Pascal Judelewicz