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Story about the economical despair in post-Communistic Albania. Two Italians go to Albania to buy a shoe-factory only to cash in on Italian government aid to support Albanian economy. In order to have a local majority partner they choose 80-year-old Spiro who spent twenty years in a labour camp.

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