WFC Albania: Falja e Gjakut

This is a fascinating film. It’s perhaps the most exotic story I’ve seen so far in this film series, and it’s from a European country.

It’s a simple little film about a fucked up situation, but it’s pitch perfect emotionally.

The sitch is so exotically fucked up that I’m almost tempted to give a plot recap, but I hate recaps.

The Forgiveness of Blood. Joshua Marston. 2011. Albania.


  • Rum
  • Maraschino cherry liqueur
  • Lemon juice
  • Sugar

That’s my interpretation of what he may be saying in this video, but I don’t understand Albanian.

Shake with ice. Strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with maraschino cherry and lime wedge.

That didn’t come out right.

This post is part of the World of Films and Cocktails series. Explore the map.

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