“A Tale from the Past” film selected for Lumière Film Festival in France

“A Tale from the Past”, one of the most beautiful Albanian films, will be shown next month in France.

The film directed by Dhimitër Anagnosti and produced in 1987 has been selected for the Lumière Film Festival.

The Central State Film Archive said that another treasure of the Albanian film heritage reaches the European audiences thanks to the restoration.

On her part, Minister of Culture Elva Margariti emphasized that after the film “Tana”, which was shown at the same festival in 2022, the film “A Tale from the Past” will now carry the Lumière Classics logo, which promotes the best restorations so that to be rediscovered by an ever wider audience.

A wonderful cast of actors guaranteed the success of the film. The main roles were performed by Elvira Diamanti, Robert Ndrenika, Xhevdet Feri, Admir Sorra, Hajrie Rondo and Xhemil Tagani.

This film is the winner of the “Aleksandër Moisiu” award in 1988 for the screenplay; in 1990 it received the second prize at the 8th Albanian Artistic Film Festival as well as the second prize at the International Film Festival of Eastern Europe in Bondy, France 1990.