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TIME OF THE COMET

by Fatmir Koçi

synopsis

Albania, 1914. The German Prince Wied is named King of Albania. He receives a letter from the Muslim fanatics; he is asked to undergo circumcision, but he refuses. Shestan, a Moslem, and his four friends set off to fight for their country. Instead of the enemy, Shestan meets Agnes, a Catholic, who has been sent to a convent against her will. They fall in love. Shestan and his warriors fail to find the war, the war keeps changing and moving around. Having found love, Shestan gives up war and takes Agnes home.

international title: Time of the Comet
original title: Koha e Kometes
country: Germany, Albania
sales agent: L.A.R.A. Enterprises
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Fatmir Koçi
screenplay: Fatmir Koçi, Jacques Dubuisson, Pierre Gautard
cast: Blerim Destani, Masiela Lusha, Çun Lajçi
cinematography by: Donal Gilligan
film editing: Charles Ladmiral, Steffen Wimmers
art director: Igor Tosevski
costumes designer: Zaklina Krstevska
music: Nexhat Mujovi
producer: Blerim Destani, Alain Midzic
production: L.A.R.A. Enterprises
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