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August Sun
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directed by Prasanna Vithanage, 1962-; performed by Mohamed Rahfiulla, fl. 2003, Nimmi Harasgama, fl. 1997-2012 and Peter D'Almeida, fl. 1994-2003 (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 44 mins
This filmic offering by acclaimed director Prasanna Vithanage (Walls Within and Death on a Full Moon Day) is a poignant narrative of human displacement against the backdrop of the bitter, real-life conflict between the Sinhalese and Tamil people of Sri Lanka. The film traces the experience of three individuals, e...
directed by Prasanna Vithanage, 1962-; performed by Mohamed Rahfiulla, fl. 2003, Nimmi Harasgama, fl. 1997-2012 and Peter D'Almeida, fl. 1994-2003 (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 44 mins
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Crossing the Dust
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directed by Shawkat Amin Korki, 1973-; performed by Hossein Hasan, fl. 2006, Ayam Akram, fl. 2006 and Adil Abdolrahman, fl. 2006 (Iraq: Privately Published), 1 hour 12 mins
It is April 9, 2003, and Saddam Hussein's statue in Baghdad's Fardous Square has just been toppled. Two Kurdish soldiers - Asad and Rashid - celebrate with their comrades before being ordered to take food supplies to another area. As they travel, they find a lost five-year-old Iraqi boy named Saddam (a beggar chil...
directed by Shawkat Amin Korki, 1973-; performed by Hossein Hasan, fl. 2006, Ayam Akram, fl. 2006 and Adil Abdolrahman, fl. 2006 (Iraq: Privately Published), 1 hour 12 mins
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Todo Todo Teros
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directed by Johnny Torres; performed by Pusong Bughaw, fl. 2004-2009, Olga Aliseichyk, fl. 2006 and Regiben Romana, fl. 1992-2011 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 42 mins
Filmmaker John Torres delivers memories intertwined with reflections couched in commentary. Todo Todo Teros is at once a personal work and social commentary about life in the filmmaker's country. The Philippines, he feels, is a country sinking more and more into being like a prison. Torres tells the story withou...
directed by Johnny Torres; performed by Pusong Bughaw, fl. 2004-2009, Olga Aliseichyk, fl. 2006 and Regiben Romana, fl. 1992-2011 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 42 mins
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The Champion
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directed by U-Wei Haji Saari, 1954-; performed by Sabri, Yunus, fl. 1993-2012, Normah Damanhuri, fl. 1986-2011 and Khalid Salleh, fl. 1992-2011 (Malaysia: Privately Published), 1 hour 32 mins
Based on the novel, Juara, by S. Othman Kelantan, Mamat, a Malaysian, works in Southern Thailand as a trainer in bullfighting (a jogho). In this small village, the winnings from the gambling during bull-fights, maintains the village economy. But when a village leader is killed during a bull-fight, Mamat has to uph...
directed by U-Wei Haji Saari, 1954-; performed by Sabri, Yunus, fl. 1993-2012, Normah Damanhuri, fl. 1986-2011 and Khalid Salleh, fl. 1992-2011 (Malaysia: Privately Published), 1 hour 32 mins
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Death on a Full Moon Day
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directed by Prasanna Vithanage, 1962-; performed by Kumara Karunananda, fl. 1997, Nayana Hettiarachchi, fl. 1997 and Joe Abeywickrama, 1933-2011 (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 9 mins
Told against the backdrop of civil war, endemic poverty, and the struggles of everyday life in rural Sri Lanka, Death on a Full Moon Day revolves around the central protagonist, Wannihami, a blind man with a fierce sense of independence. When his son Bandara is killed by a land mine while fighting against Tamil r...
directed by Prasanna Vithanage, 1962-; performed by Kumara Karunananda, fl. 1997, Nayana Hettiarachchi, fl. 1997 and Joe Abeywickrama, 1933-2011 (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 9 mins
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The Deserted Valley
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directed by Pham Nhue Giang, 1957-; performed by Hanh Tuyet, fl. 2002, Anh Hong, 1977- and Hâu Nguyen Duy, fl. 2000-2002 (Privately Published, 2002), 1 hour 30 mins
Tanh (Nguyen Hau) is a kindly janitor at a simple school for one of the country's ethnic minorities. He's soft on one of the women teachers, Giao (Hong Anh), to the chagrin of the other, sulky Minh (Tuyet Hanh). One of the pupils, young peasant woman Mi (Thu Trang), falls for Hung (Trung Dung), bathing in a nearby...
directed by Pham Nhue Giang, 1957-; performed by Hanh Tuyet, fl. 2002, Anh Hong, 1977- and Hâu Nguyen Duy, fl. 2000-2002 (Privately Published, 2002), 1 hour 30 mins
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The Mourner
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directed by Kalpana Lajmi, 1954-; performed by Raj Babbar, 1952-, Dimple Kapadia, 1957- and Rakhee Gulzar, 1947- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 55 mins
Sanichari lives alone in a village in Rajasthan, India, working as a bonded laborer. One day, Bhikni, a rudali (professional mourner) comes to stay with Sanichari prior to the death of the local landlord and Sanichari relates her life of miseries to her -- born into a lower caste, Sanichari's father had died shor...
directed by Kalpana Lajmi, 1954-; performed by Raj Babbar, 1952-, Dimple Kapadia, 1957- and Rakhee Gulzar, 1947- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 55 mins
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낙타(들)
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directed by Park Ki-yong, 1961-; performed by Myeong-shin Park, fl. 2002-2011 and Dae-yeon Lee, 1964- (South Korea: Privately Published), 1 hour 31 mins
Camel(s) is the story of two acquaintances -- a man and a woman, both with spouses elsewhere -- who spend the weekend together at one of South Korea's coastal resorts. As the narrative unfolds, the businessman and pharmacy clerk from Seoul, embark on their affair, yet they remain emotionally detached from one anot...
directed by Park Ki-yong, 1961-; performed by Myeong-shin Park, fl. 2002-2011 and Dae-yeon Lee, 1964- (South Korea: Privately Published), 1 hour 31 mins
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Mùa Ổi
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directed by Dang Nhat Minh, 1938-; produced by Thuy Vinh Nguyen, fl. 2000 and Dang Nhat Minh, 1938-; performed by Thu Thuy Pham, fl. 2000, Lan Huong Nguyen, fl. 1975-2002 and Bai Binh Bui, fl. 1975-2000 (Vietnam: Privately Published, 2000), 1 hour 39 mins
This drama, directed by Nhat Minh Dang, features actors Bai Binh Bui, Lan Huong Nguyen, and Thu Thuy Pham.
directed by Dang Nhat Minh, 1938-; produced by Thuy Vinh Nguyen, fl. 2000 and Dang Nhat Minh, 1938-; performed by Thu Thuy Pham, fl. 2000, Lan Huong Nguyen, fl. 1975-2002 and Bai Binh Bui, fl. 1975-2000 (Vietnam: Privately Published, 2000), 1 hour 39 mins
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Pickpocket
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directed by Linton Semage, fl. 1993-2012; performed by Sarath Kothalawala, fl. 2002-2013, Gayani Gisanthika, fl. 2002-2012 and Dilhani Ekanayake, 1973- (Sri Lanka: Asian Film Centre), 1 hour 18 mins
Kamal, a Sri Lankan pickpocket, is under pressure from his pregnant wife, Vansantha, to go straight. But his life falls apart when he finds a photo of her in one of the wallets he has stolen. He doesn't confront her--indeed, they hardly talk--as he goes on a journey to the dark side, trying to find out if she ha...
directed by Linton Semage, fl. 1993-2012; performed by Sarath Kothalawala, fl. 2002-2013, Gayani Gisanthika, fl. 2002-2012 and Dilhani Ekanayake, 1973- (Sri Lanka: Asian Film Centre), 1 hour 18 mins
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