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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 23 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 23 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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Delovak Atara
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directed by Lester James Peries, 1919-; produced by Anton Wickremasinghe, fl. 1966-1975; performed by Tony Ranasinghe, fl. 1964-2010, Asoka Peiris, 1942-2007, Jeevarani Kurukulasooriya, fl. 1962-1968, J.B.L. Gunasekara, fl. 1966-1973 and Suwineetha Abeysekera, fl. 1966-1971 (Sri Lanka: Lester James Peries Productions, 1966), 2 hours 4 mins
This drama, directed by Lester James Peries and featuring Tony Ranasinghe, Suwineetha Abeysekera, and J.B.L. Gunasekara, is about a rich young man who becomes involved in a murder cover-up.
directed by Lester James Peries, 1919-; produced by Anton Wickremasinghe, fl. 1966-1975; performed by Tony Ranasinghe, fl. 1964-2010, Asoka Peiris, 1942-2007, Jeevarani Kurukulasooriya, fl. 1962-1968, J.B.L. Gunasekara, fl. 1966-1973 and Suwineetha Abeysekera, fl. 1966-1971 (Sri Lanka: Lester James Peries Productions, 1966), 2 hours 4 mins
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Flowers of the Sky
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directed by Prasanna Vithanage, 1962-; performed by Malini Fonseka, 1949-, Kaushalaya Fernando, fl. 1996-2012 and Dilhani Ekanayake, 1973- (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 26 mins
Flowers of the sky represents the effects of economic and cultural globalization on Sri Lankan society, dealing with such issues as HIV, homosexuality and the status of women. The center of the film is Rani, an actress who has been forgotten by the society that once idolized her. She rents out rooms to couples...
directed by Prasanna Vithanage, 1962-; performed by Malini Fonseka, 1949-, Kaushalaya Fernando, fl. 1996-2012 and Dilhani Ekanayake, 1973- (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 26 mins
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Gamperaliya
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directed by Lester James Peries, 1919-; performed by Wickrema Bogoda, fl. 1965-1982, Henry Jayasena, 1931-2009 and Punya Hiendeniya, fl. 1965-1985 (Sri Lanka: Lester James Peries Productions, 1965), 1 hour 48 mins
This drama, directed by Lester James Peries and featuring Punya Hiendeniya, Henry Jayasena, and Wickrema Bogoda, is about a teacher and his pupil who fall in love but cannot marry due to class differences.
directed by Lester James Peries, 1919-; performed by Wickrema Bogoda, fl. 1965-1982, Henry Jayasena, 1931-2009 and Punya Hiendeniya, fl. 1965-1985 (Sri Lanka: Lester James Peries Productions, 1965), 1 hour 48 mins
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Illusion
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directed by Sumitra Peries, 1935-; performed by Ravindra Randeniya, fl. 1972-2013, Swarna Mallawarachchi, fl. 1967-2013 and Sanath Gunatillake, fl. 1980-2006 (Sri Lanka: Lester James Peries Productions, 1984), 1 hour 33 mins
This drama was directed by Sumitra Peries and features Sanath Gunatillake, Swarna Mallawarachchi, and Ravindra Randeniya.
directed by Sumitra Peries, 1935-; performed by Ravindra Randeniya, fl. 1972-2013, Swarna Mallawarachchi, fl. 1967-2013 and Sanath Gunatillake, fl. 1980-2006 (Sri Lanka: Lester James Peries Productions, 1984), 1 hour 33 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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Rekawa
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written by Lester James Peries, 1919-; directed by Lester James Peries, 1919-; produced by Lester James Peries, 1919-; performed by Shesha Palihakkara, 1928-2009, Myrtle Fernando, 1945-1957 and Somapala Dharmapriya, fl. 1956-1981 (Sri Lanka: Lester James Peries Productions, 1956), 1 hour 47 mins
This drama was directed by Lester James Peries and featuring Somapala Dharmapriya, Myrtle Fernando, and Shesha Palihakkara, is about a boy who befriends a palm reader, only to discover that his destiny is to become a village healer.
written by Lester James Peries, 1919-; directed by Lester James Peries, 1919-; produced by Lester James Peries, 1919-; performed by Shesha Palihakkara, 1928-2009, Myrtle Fernando, 1945-1957 and Somapala Dharmapriya, fl. 1956-1981 (Sri Lanka: Lester James Peries Productions, 1956), 1 hour 47 mins
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