2022 - in post-production



"The Land Within" ("La Terre Intérieure") is a feature film written and directed by Fisnik Maxville.

Synopsis:
After years of exile, Remo returns to his childhood village in the Balkans. He must help his adoptive cousin Una with the exhumation of a mass grave that contains most of their family members buried there during the war. But the bodies reveal family secrets that will make Remo and Una question their past and their future. A film about the possibility of truth in a place that only knows survival.





Director:           Fisnik Maxville
Writer:             Fisnik Maxville

Production:         Alva Film (Switzerland)
in co-production:  
Ikonë Studio (Kosovo) &
                    Radio Télévision Suisse - RTS

Running time:       112 minutes
Format:            
DCP 2K
                    2.39:1 (Cinemascope)

                    Colour

Cinematographer:   
Yann Maritaud
Editing:            
Kostas Makrinos
Music:             
Nicolas Rabaeus
Sound:              
Jurg Lempen
1st AD:             
Benoît Monney
Costumes:          
Isa Boucharlat
Set design:         
Burim Arifi
Sound editing:      Philippe Ciompi
Post-prod. mgmt.:  
Lorin Wüscher
Post-prod. services:Color Grade
Set design:         
Burim Arifi

Main cast:          Luàna Bajrami
                    Florist Bajgora
                    Luan Jaha

                    Irena Cahani Aliu
                    Arta Muçaj
                    Armend Smajli
          
                    Valmir Krasniqi
                    Era Balaj
                    Don Shala
                    May-Linda Kosumovic

                    Urate Shabani
                    Frédéric Steimer

Genre:              Drama
                    Thriller
                    Fantastic
                    Mystery


Awards/labs:        

  • Ateliers d’Angers 2019
  • Berlinale Talents 2020
  • SSA (Swiss Society of Authors) award for Script Development, 2018
  • Focus Co’Pro Festival de Cannes 2018
  • Best Pitch award at the Talents Sarajevo, 2018
  • Arte Kino International award for development at Thessaloniki Crossroads Coproduction forum, 2018


The film is supported by Office Fédéral de la Culture (OFC-CH), Cinéforom (CH), Radio Télévision Suisse (CH) and Qendra Kinematografike e Kosovës (XK).




Contact:
Alva Film / Britta Rindelaub (CH)
britta@alvafilm.ch

Ikonë Studios / Valon Bajgora (XK)
valon@ikone-studio.tv


Infos:
https://alvafilm.ch/projects/la-terre-de-mes-entrailles/




LUÀNA BAJRAMI & FLORIST BAJGORA