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Re-Birth of a River Valley

Ceylon, 1957 (MIFF 1958, Focus on the East)

Director: George Wickremesinghe

The development of the Galoya Valley in East Ceylon. The camera follows stage by stage tile building of a giant dam to form a reservoir, the clearing of the forest, the settling of colonists and finally the spectacular transformation when water brings lush vegetation to a valley that was once arid.

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