Film “Eternally Child” awarded with two international awardsPrishtina, 25 September 2017 – Short film “Eternally Child” with the script-writer and directed by Lorena Sopi, a production of AS Film Production and Faculty of Arts of the University of Prishtina, is awarded with Award of Merit in the 13th Edition of the prestigious festival Accolade Global Film Compettition in California of USA, as well as the award of Best Student Director in the festival Pink City International Film Festival in India, reports KultPlus.
This film will be screened during this month and during October even in several very important international festivals, as: in 68th edition of Montecatini International Short Film Festival – Italy, Mediterraneo Film Festival of Tanger – Morocco, Sose International Film Festival – Yerevan, European Film Festival – Lithuania, Slemani International Film Festival – Kurdistan, etc.
The film “Eternally Child” deals with ruined family relationship between the authoritative father and the child. Moni, a ten year-old boy, lives with his father Xhema in great poverty. During a fatal meal, his father Xhema accidentally kills his son Moni. All his life he will live cursed, blaming himself for what happened.
In his last days, when he is very old, Xhema returns to the house where the tragedy happened to ask forgiveness of his son in order to release his soul and be able to pass away.
The famous actors, Xhevat Qorraj and Miran Zymberaj play the main roles. In other roles are performed by: Sheqerije Buqaj, Beslidhe Bytyqi, Kosovare Hoti, Joni Thimi, etc. Cinematography by Latif Hasolli; Film Editing by Nexhmi Mehmeti; Costume designer by Samka Ferri; Sound Design by Gëzim Rama; Art Direction by Uran Duli; and Music by Naim Krasniqi.