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Hawai'i European Cinema 2015

SWORN VIRGIN (Vergine giurata)

Directed by Laura BISPURI

Albania, Italy / 2015 / Drama / 84 mins / Albanian, Italian with English subtitles / Hawai'i Premiere


Hana Doda, still a girl, escapes her imposed destiny of being a wife and servant by taking an oath of eternal virginity. In exchange for this sacrifice, Hana is permitted to live as a man amidst the inhospitable mountains of Albania. After more than ten years spent in solitude, something is reawakened in Hana and she decides to change her life in order to painstakingly regain her body.

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