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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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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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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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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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Shades of Ash
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written by Sarathchandra Gamlath, fl. 2004 and Sudath Mahaadivulwewa, fl. 1992-2004; directed by Sudath Mahaadivulwewa, fl. 1992-2004; produced by Krishan Dr. Deheragoda, fl. 2004; performed by Sanath Gunathilaka, fl. 1998-2014, Dilhani Ekanayake, 1973- and Dimuthu Chinthaka, fl. 2002-2013 (Sri Lanka: Asian Film Centre, 2005), 1 hour 42 mins
This drama, directed by Sudath Mahaadivulwewa and featuring actors Dimuthu Chinthaka, Dilhani Ekanayake, and Sanath Gunathilaka, is about war in Sri Lanka.
written by Sarathchandra Gamlath, fl. 2004 and Sudath Mahaadivulwewa, fl. 1992-2004; directed by Sudath Mahaadivulwewa, fl. 1992-2004; produced by Krishan Dr. Deheragoda, fl. 2004; performed by Sanath Gunathilaka, fl. 1998-2014, Dilhani Ekanayake, 1973- and Dimuthu Chinthaka, fl. 2002-2013 (Sri Lanka: Asian Film Centre, 2005), 1 hour 42 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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A Peck On The Cheek
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directed by Mani Ratnam, 1956-; produced by G. Srinivasan, 1958-2007 and Mani Ratnam, 1956-; performed by J.D. Chakravarthi, fl. 2002, Simran Bagga, 1976- and Madhavan Ranganathan, 1970- (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2002), 2 hours 16 mins
A little girl's search for her biological mother who had abandoned her as a newborn baby is brought out poignantly in A Peck on the Cheek. Amudha, adopted by Thiru and Indira and growing up with the couple's two sons, is blissfully unaware of her parentage, until the couple decides to inform her of it on her ninth...
directed by Mani Ratnam, 1956-; produced by G. Srinivasan, 1958-2007 and Mani Ratnam, 1956-; performed by J.D. Chakravarthi, fl. 2002, Simran Bagga, 1976- and Madhavan Ranganathan, 1970- (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2002), 2 hours 16 mins
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Tani Tatuwen Piyabanna = Flying with One Wing
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directed by Asoka Handagama, 1962-; performed by Mahendra Perera, fl. 1994-2012, Gayani Gisanthika, fl. 2002-2012 and Anoma Janadari, fl. 2000-2002 (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 23 mins
Award-winning Sri Lankan director Asoka Handagama explores gender issues in Tani Tatuwen Piyabanna (Flying with One Wing). Successful mechanic Manju has a happy marriage, and enjoys dancing and playing soccer with his neighbors. This all changes when he gets in a car accident and the doctor who treats him disco...
directed by Asoka Handagama, 1962-; performed by Mahendra Perera, fl. 1994-2012, Gayani Gisanthika, fl. 2002-2012 and Anoma Janadari, fl. 2000-2002 (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 23 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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Some Day in the Future
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directed by Dharmasena Pathiraja, 1943-; performed by Saumya Liyanage, fl. 1997-2013, D.B. Gangodatenne, fl. 2002 and Radha De Mel, fl. 1992-2002 (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 2 hours
Sri Lanka's veteran realist, Dharmasena Pathiraja, has always been interested in politics and in society's marginal people, and both are important parts of 'Some Day in the Future,' which had its world premiere at the Singapore International Film Festival, 2002 and was Sri Lanka's entry to the 4th Cinefan Festival...
directed by Dharmasena Pathiraja, 1943-; performed by Saumya Liyanage, fl. 1997-2013, D.B. Gangodatenne, fl. 2002 and Radha De Mel, fl. 1992-2002 (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 2 hours
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