Open Door (2019)

| Drama | 2019 (Albania)
Two sisters are unable to go to their father's home owing to the fact that the younger of the two returns from abroad pregnant and unmarried.


Florenc Papas


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During an outbreak of civil violence in Albania 1997, a mother and her troubled teenage son struggle to leave their chaotic country for neighboring Greece, hoping to find the family patriarch they haven't seen in four years.

Director: Florenc Papas


Cast overview:
Luli Bitri Luli Bitri ... Rudina
Jonida Vokshi Jonida Vokshi ... Elma
Gulielm Radoja Gulielm Radoja ... Recepsionist
Sotiraq Bratko Sotiraq Bratko ... Father
Elidon Alikaj Elidon Alikaj ... Geni
Maxwell Guzja Maxwell Guzja ... Orion
Visar Vishka Visar Vishka ... Rezart
Jorgaq Tushe Jorgaq Tushe ... Father in law
Kastriot Shehi Kastriot Shehi ... Italian Boss
Andi Begolli Andi Begolli ... Indrit
Lutfi Hoxha Lutfi Hoxha ... Passerby


Rudina, a married middle-age mother sets off on a long car journey with her five year old son and her pregnant and single sister, Elma, to the far off Albanian village where they were raised. Rudina's plan is to meet their strict and traditional father then head back to her own home before dark. As Rudina's car slowly makes its way across southern Albania, Elma comes up with a plan to enlist an ex-classmate to play the part of her husband. Written by Florenc Papas

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Tirana, Albania See more »


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€485,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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