The Alabnian Code

Films, Passes


Availability ended 22/11/2020 EDT
Annie Altaratz takes her daughters to Albania where she was saved in WWW-II due to the Albanian moral code. Thousands of refugees persecuted by the Nazis were saved there, including Italian soldiers who were previously the occupiers. Annie meets the son of her savior, goes to a school to thank the Albanians and takes her daughters to the forest where they crossed from Yugoslavia. In a visit to the national Archive the picture widens beyond the family story to the Albanian leadership becoming a model to the entire people. Surprising is the testimony about Einstein. The voyage ends with a moving visit with Prince Leka-II at the Royal Palace. Finally, the Wallenberg Foundation bestows the honorary title of A House of Life” upon the Albanian Nation “ The film is moving from one surprise to another and a lot of archival material is integrated in it. The unknown story about what happened in WWII is finally exposed -big time.


Directed by Yael Katzir

Written by Dan Katzir

Produced by Yael Katzir
Gady Castel

Cast Annie Altaratz
Michal Kaplan Alatatatz
Lea Shani Alataratz