"Awakened" breaks the viewing record for local films

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The movie "Zgjoi" has broken every viewing record for local movies in terms of cinema.

It started airing on Cineplexx on October 28, and so far 20 tickets have been sold in 27 days.

This film, written and directed by Blerta Basholli, starring Yllka Gashi, is considered the most successful film in Albanian cinema to date, a three-time winner at Sundance 2021 and a winner of many other international awards.

"Zgjoi" brings the true story of Fahrije Hoti from Krusha e Madhe, who in search of her husband lost during the war in Kosovo, starts an agricultural business to ensure the survival of the family, in a traditionally patriarchal environment where the ambition to 'developed is not seen with the naked eye

The main role is played by Yllka Gashi, while the other roles are played by Çun Lajçi, Kumrije Hoxha, Aurita Agushi, Kaona Sylejmani, Mal Noah Safçiu, Adriana Matoshi, Astri Kabashi, Molikë Maxhuni, Blerta Ismaili, Valire Haxhijaj Zeneli, Armend Smajli, Ilir Prapashtica Xhejlane Terbunja, Shkelqim Islami etc./ 21Media