Zana (movie)

2019 film by Antoneta Kastrati

Zana is a 2019 Kosovan drama movie directed by Antoneta Kastrati. It was selected as the Kosovan entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards, but it was not nominated.[1]

Directed byAntoneta Kastrati
StarringAdriana Matoshi
Release date
  • 7 September 2019 (2019-09-07) (TIFF)
Running time
97 minutes


Haunted by her long suppressed past and pressured by family to seek treatment from mystical healers for her infertility, a Kosovar woman struggles to reconcile the expectations of motherhood with a legacy of wartime brutality.


  • Adriana Matoshi as Lume
  • Astrit Kabashi as Ilir
  • Fatmire Sahiti as Remzije
  • Mensur Safaqiu as imam Murat
  • Irena Cahani as Sorceress


  1. Holdsworth, Nick (16 September 2019). "Oscars: Kosovo Selects 'Zana' for International Feature Category". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 16 September 2019.

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