THE RISE AND FALL OF COMRADE ZYLO
2022, 1h 59m, Albania
Director: Fatmir Koçi
Cast: Alex Seitaj, Enisa Hysa, Donald Shehu, Xhoana Karaj, Jorida Meta
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Festivals: Tallinn Black Nights 2022
Albania’s top censorship institution of the 1970s – Comrade Zylo is a genius bureaucrat. He orders the talented writer Demka to draft a speech on ideological issues. Demka realizes that he has become a slave to a Machiavellian propaganda master of his superior. In this absurd world, Demka falls in love with Zylo’s wife, Adila.
All films at CEFF are presented in their original language with English subtitles.
In-Cinema: Saturday, November 11 at 9:00 PM (Globe Cinema 1)
Online: Friday, November 3 – Sunday, November 12, 2023