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8 Ratings



Directed by Isa Qosja
Republic of Kosovo, 2006


When NATO peacekeepers arrive in Kosovo, the guards and workers at a local mental hospital pick up and leave — and with the gates open, its patients do the same. This drama follows three of them as they try to make their way "home.

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Shackled Directed by Isa Qosja

Awards & Festivals

Sarajevo Film Festival

2005 | Winner: Feature Film (Special Jury Prize)

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  • FISCHER's rating of the film Shackled

    Dommage que le film oscille sans cesse, entre le drame et la comédie, le symbolisme et le réalisme, sans se déterminer ni trouver ses marques alors qu'il aurait fallu débarrasser les personnages de leurs frusques de folie et assumer pleinement un genre, par exemple poétique comme aurait pu le faire un Azimi ou décalé comme un Jodorowski...