Keti Stamo • Director of Sons of Cain
"Dreams were the perfect antidote to whisk these children away to a different reality"
VENICE 2021: The director has crafted a dreamlike documentary that calls into question the strict nature of the Kanun, the ancient Albanian code which dictates a blood-for-blood approach
Director Keti Stamo, who is of Albanian heritage but grew up in Italy and Switzerland, has crafted Sons of Cain [+see also:
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