Running Time: 109 min.
Release Date: March 30, 2012 (limited)
DVD: October 16, 2012
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Cast: Tristan Halilaj, Refet Abazi, Sindi Lacej, Ilire Vinca Celaj
In Northern Albania, kids use cell phones, yet bread is still delivered by horse and buggy. As for teenager Nik (Tristan Halilaj), he's embarking on his first romance and dreaming about the internet café he wants to open.
When his father is accused of murder, the victim's family evokes a 15th-century code that gives them the right to kill Nik, throwing him into virtual house arrest. But Nik begins taking risks as he sees his girl and future slipping away.
In Albanian with English subtitles.
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Paul S. Mezey
Screenplay: Joshua Marston, Andamion Murataj
Official Site: www.sundanceselects.com/films/the-forgiveness-of-blood