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Babai (2015)

Ten-year-old Nori (Val Maloku) and his father Gezim (Astrit Kabashi) roam the streets of Kosovo selling cigarettes and barely earning a living. Only a few years after the fall of the Berlin... See full summary »

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Visar Morina

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Visar Morina
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Cast

Credited cast:
Val Maloku Val Maloku ... Nori
Astrit Kabashi Astrit Kabashi ... Gezim
Adriana Matoshi Adriana Matoshi ... Valentina
Enver Petrovci Enver Petrovci ... Adem
Xhevdet Jashari Xhevdet Jashari ... Bedri
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Furtuna Aliu ... Vajza e Ademit
Stephen Chang ... Mingh
Eshref Durmishi Eshref Durmishi ... The Driver
Armend Smajli Armend Smajli ... Clirimi
Alketa Sylaj Alketa Sylaj ... Daughter
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Storyline

Ten-year-old Nori (Val Maloku) and his father Gezim (Astrit Kabashi) roam the streets of Kosovo selling cigarettes and barely earning a living. Only a few years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Gezim is lured west to Germany, leaving his son behind in search of a new life. Feeling deserted and desperate to claim some sense of stability, Nori embarks on a dangerous journey to Germany in search of his father. His tenacity, resilience, and sheer grit must be enough to guide him.

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Language:

Albanian | German | Serbian | English

Release Date:

10 March 2016 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Babai - Mein Vater See more »

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Budget:

€1,914,000 (estimated)
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39:1
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Trivia

It is the most expensive Kosovan film produced, with a budget of EUR1.7 million. See more »

Soundtracks

MOLLA MË SHËRBET (1987)
Composed by Minatori
Written by Minatori
Performed by Minatori
Courtesy of Minatori
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A Very Nice Film
20 April 2017 | by guzz62See all my reviews

If you want to watch a very nice film; this is it. Well directed, well acted, no B.S., just a good solid story, with some original scenes. The director avoids any unnecessary images, and the boy is a joy to watch. The question is, who acts the father and who acts the child? What else can I say? Oh yes; the music is good too.


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