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Dark Night Of The Soul
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directed by Prasanna Vithanage, 1962-; performed by Yashoda Wimaladharma, fl. 1993-2013, Ravindra Randeniya, fl. 1972-2013 and Swarna Mallawarachchi, fl. 1967-2013 (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 15 mins
Suwisal is a successful, middle-aged company director, but he has a melancholic personality and is very forgetful. His beautiful young fiance finds herself having to remind him of daily appointments, special occasions and routine things. Suwisal is a reluctant husband-to-be. He has casual relationships with other...
directed by Prasanna Vithanage, 1962-; performed by Yashoda Wimaladharma, fl. 1993-2013, Ravindra Randeniya, fl. 1972-2013 and Swarna Mallawarachchi, fl. 1967-2013 (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 15 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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In Search of a Road
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directed by Dharmasena Pathiraja, 1943- (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 22 mins
The story unfolds even as its people embark on a long journey on 1st August, 1905 through place, land, territory, war and peace, home and state into the land of the unknown, to a no-man's land. Blurring the lines between fiction and reality, the film takes us on a 100-year journey, through history and memory, into...
directed by Dharmasena Pathiraja, 1943- (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 22 mins
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Silent Honor
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directed by Tanuj Anawaratne, fl. 2007 (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 59 mins
First-time director Tanuj Anawaratne presents a true story and a moving portrait of Radha, a high-society woman and politician's wife who is devastated by the tragic death of her beloved son at the hands of the drug underworld. Arjuna, her only child and a piano prodigy, was the center of her existence and hopes....
directed by Tanuj Anawaratne, fl. 2007 (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 59 mins
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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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Beddegama
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written by Leonard Woolf, 1880-1969, A.J. Gunawarda, fl. 1981-1985 and Lester James Peries, 1919-; directed by Lester James Peries, 1919-; performed by Malini Fonseka, 1949-, Sir Arthur C. Clarke, 1917-2008 and Joe Abeywickrama, 1933-2011 (Sri Lanka: Lester James Peries Productions, 1981), 2 hours 1 mins
This drama, directed by Lester James Peries and featuring Joe Abeywickrama, Arthur C. Clarke, and Malini Fonseka, is based on a popular novel by Bloomsbury author Leonard Woolf.
written by Leonard Woolf, 1880-1969, A.J. Gunawarda, fl. 1981-1985 and Lester James Peries, 1919-; directed by Lester James Peries, 1919-; performed by Malini Fonseka, 1949-, Sir Arthur C. Clarke, 1917-2008 and Joe Abeywickrama, 1933-2011 (Sri Lanka: Lester James Peries Productions, 1981), 2 hours 1 mins
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Desa Nisa
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directed by Lester James Peries, 1919-; produced by Sumitra Peries, 1935-; performed by Seetha Kumari Ehalepola, 1940-2013, Sriyani Amarasena, fl. 1970-1997 and Joe Abeywickrama, 1933-2011 (Sri Lanka: Lester James Peries Productions, 1972), 1 hour 27 mins
This drama, directed by Lester James Peries and featurinh Joe Abeywickrama, Sriyani Amarasena, and Seetha Kumari Ehalepola, is about a blind woman who regains her eyesight due to the powers of a hermit.
directed by Lester James Peries, 1919-; produced by Sumitra Peries, 1935-; performed by Seetha Kumari Ehalepola, 1940-2013, Sriyani Amarasena, fl. 1970-1997 and Joe Abeywickrama, 1933-2011 (Sri Lanka: Lester James Peries Productions, 1972), 1 hour 27 mins
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Gehenu Lamai
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directed by Sumitra Peries, 1935-; produced by Lester James Peries, 1919-; performed by Ajith Jinadasa, fl. 1976-2010 and Vasanthi Chathurani, fl. 1977-2003 (Sri Lanka: Lester James Peries Productions, 1978), 1 hour 41 mins
This drama, directed by Sumitra Peries and featuring Vasanthi Chathurani and Ajith Jinadasa, is about two young sisters and their disappointments caused by their poverty.
directed by Sumitra Peries, 1935-; produced by Lester James Peries, 1919-; performed by Ajith Jinadasa, fl. 1976-2010 and Vasanthi Chathurani, fl. 1977-2003 (Sri Lanka: Lester James Peries Productions, 1978), 1 hour 41 mins
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Ingirunthu = Here And Now
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directed by Sivamohan Sumathy, fl. 2015 (Sumath Sivamohan, 2013), 1 hour 47 mins
A Sri Lankan Tamil Film (2013), Directed by Sivamohan Sumathy on the upcountry plantation community, their lives, history and political struggles. 'It was the film's promise of artistic excellence that led to its selection; cinematically it demonstrated innovative and accomplished story telling'- Susan Weeks Coult...
directed by Sivamohan Sumathy, fl. 2015 (Sumath Sivamohan, 2013), 1 hour 47 mins
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Ponmani
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directed by Dharmasena Pathiraja, 1943-; performed by Amarasiri Kalansooriya, fl. 1968-1981, Wimal Kumara de Costa, fl. 1974-1992 and Wickrema Bogoda, fl. 1965-1982 (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 39 mins
Ponmani comes from the highest caste in Tamil society, but her family has fallen on hard times and can't even pay what they owe on her married eldest sister's dowry, let alone find dowries for her and her middle sister. Her father sits idly by, reflecting on past glories, while her brother works to pay the money...
directed by Dharmasena Pathiraja, 1943-; performed by Amarasiri Kalansooriya, fl. 1968-1981, Wimal Kumara de Costa, fl. 1974-1992 and Wickrema Bogoda, fl. 1965-1982 (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 39 mins
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