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Daybreak (Dita zë fill)

Directed by Gentian Koçi

  • Albania, Greece 2017; 85 min
  • Original version: Albanian
  • Genre: Fiction
    • Best Actress - Sarajevo FF
    • Albanian submission for the Academy Awards
    • Best Director - Tirana IFF

  • From the director of A CUP OF COFFEE AND NEW SHOES ON presented at CineLink

Press Quotes

An intimate drama.

Ed Meza, Variety

A powerful story

Ed Meza, Variety

A hard-edged portrait of a hand-to-mouth existence in contemporary Albania.

Wendy Ide, Screen Daily

A film of psychological and emotional subtlety

Vladan Petkovic, Cineuropa

Following its premiere in competition at the Sarajevo Film Festival, Daybreak should generate further interest on the festival circuit, where it will connect with socially aware and sympathetic audiences.

Screen Daily


Albanian director’s ‘Daybreak’ picked to make world premiere at Sarajevo Film Festival

Tirana Times, Tirana Times

Sarajevo: Albanian Director Gentian Koçi Breaks Ground With First Feature Film, ‘Daybreak’

Ed Meza, Variety

'Daybreak': Sarajevo Review

Wendy Ide, Screen Daily

Daybreak: Between the ethical and the existential

Vladan Petkovic, Cineuropa