Kosovo selects ‘Unwanted’ as its contender in the Oscars Race

Edon Rizvanolli’s debut film ‘Unwanted’, that premiered in Karlovy Vary, is going to represent Kosovo as the official contender for the best foreign-language film award.

This is the fourth year that Kosovo is submitting a film in the Oscars race and this year’s submission is a social drama ‘Unwanted’ that tells the story of a teenage boy Alban (Jason De Ridder), who lives in Amsterdam with his mother Zana (Adriana Matoshi) who left Kosovo during the war in Balkans. When he starts going out with the sensitive Ana, neither of them has any idea that unresolved injustices and shadows from the past will make their way to the surface.

'Unwanted' is produced by ‘1244 Productions’ and ‘Asfalt Films’ and is supported by Kosovo Cinematography Center and Netherlands Film Fund.

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