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The forgiveness of blood

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Director-approved DVD special ed.


In Albanian, with English subtitles.


Tristan Halilaj, Sindi Lacej, Refet Abazi.

Publication Information

[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2012]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)


Not rated.


In northern Albania, a place still troubled by the ancient custom of interfamilial blood feuds, a teenage brother and sister are physically and emotionally trapped in a cycle of violence, a result of their father's entanglement with a rival clan over a piece of land.


Title from container.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.

Special features: audio commentary by director and cowriter Joshua Marston ; Acting close to home ; Truth on the ground ; audition and rehearsal footage ; trailer.

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