Babai

 

Visar MORINA

Drama | Germany, Kosovo, Macedonia, France | 2015 | 103’

 

“Babai” explores the story of Nori (Val Maloku) and his father Gezim (AstritKabashi) both street cigarette vendor in Kosovo of nineties, during Milosevic regime, where the father wants to find a way to illegally migrate to Germany and his son does everything he can so he could be with his father. Caught between the wish to live together and the need to deal with the harsh reality, the father-son relationship comes to a point where nothing between them is as it used to be.

 

 

Script: Visar Morina

 

Photography: Matteo Cocco

 

Editing: Stefan Stabenow

 

Sound: MalteBieler

 

Music: Benedikt Schiefer

 

Leading actors: Val Maloku, Astrit Kabashi, Enver Petrovci, Adriana Matoshi, Aurita Agushi, Alban Ukaj, Xhevdet Jashari


Producer: Nicole Gerhards, Visar Krusha, Tomi Salkovski, Xenia Margot



Director’s Filmography


2010 - Death by Suffocation (short film., 30’)

Best Short Fiction, TIFF 2010

2012 - Of Dogs And Wallpaper (short film., 30’)

 

 

Best Director, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Label Europa Cinemas, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

 

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