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The director of many films onRTSH, Vladimir Kasaj, dies at the age of 70

  • 11/8/2021 4:49 PM
The director of many films onRTSH, Vladimir Kasaj, dies at the age of 70

The director of many feature films on ART, Vladimir Kasaj passed away at the age of 70. Kasaj was born in Tirana on October 12, 1950. His love was cinema. He had many dreams and came up with information of the time from his studies in Romania.

He graduated for two years from the Higher Institute of Arts in Tirana and then continued for three years at the Institute of Cinematography in Bucharest, Romania. He graduated from the Higher Institute of Arts in Tirana and immediately afterwards worked as an assistant with the well-known director Dhimitër Anagnosti in the film "Poppies on the Wall".

His first film was made together with Spartak Pecani, "New Shelter" - 1976; He worked as a director at RTSH, initially dealing with the screening of dramas and publicist films.

In 1978, he made his first independent film, the two-part television series "Days That Brought Spring" and "A November Night" - 1979. In addition to television dramas and artistic television shows, he made four films, including the most successful one "Reconstruction" in 1989, which was honored with the "Aleksandër Moisiu" award for best director. Among other films, we can mention "Mining Engineer" - RTSH, 1981 "Flame of the Mountains" (two series) - 1982, which is distinguished for its outstanding directorial values, "Black Bag" - 1984 with a screenplay by Koco Devole ; Cinema Comedy "Open your black eyes" - RTSH, 1984 ;"Lightning from the mountain" (telecomedy) - 1986 with the screenplay by Pellumb Kulla.

He realized dozens of teledramas with the National Theater, the theater "Migjeni", Shkodra, the theater "Aleksandër Moisiu" Durrës, that of Korça or Elbasan and Fier, as well as the big concert of the change of 1980, 1982, 1984, 1987.

Has successfully performed hundreds of comedy shows or outdoor concerts, with our best comedians and wonderful singers of Albania. He had the privilege to work with the skillful artists of Albanian art, such as Luftar Paja, Tano Banushi, Skënder Sallaku, Aleko Prodani, Ceken, Zef Deda, Gezim Kruja, Fadi Hasa, or the parodists of Fier and Vlora. our wonderful singers, Vaçe Zela, Gaqo Cako, Avni Mula, Zeliha Sinën, Ema Qazimi, Luan Zhegu, Parashqevi Simaku etc.

/Klara Ruci/