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The Forgiveness of Blood

MOVIE SYNOPSIS
The Forgiveness of Blood


Nik is a carefree Albanian teenager in a small town with a crush on the school beauty and ambitions to start his own internet café. His world is suddenly up-ended when his father and uncle become entangled in a land dispute that leaves a fellow villager murdered. According to a centuries-old code of law, this entitles the dead man's family to take the life of a male from Nik's family as retribution. His uncle in jail and his father in hiding, Nik is the prime target and confined to the home while his younger sister Rudina is forced to leave school and take over their father's business.
Related reviews:
03/08/2012
Steven Rea: The past and the present, ancient laws and modern longings, collide in The Forgiveness of Blood, a satisfying, psychologically complex tale of a teenager caught in a blood feud in the craggy countryside of Albania. » Read more

MPAA rating:
Unrated
Cast:
Tristan Halilaj; Ilire Vinca Celaj; Sindi Lacej; Refet Abazi
Directed by:
Joshua Marston
Genre:
Drama
Running time:
01:49
Release date:
2012
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