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Films From Sri Lanka

β€œThe forces of history, of the past, the forces of nature… the forces of cinema, all come to a clash and to explode.” - filmmaker Vimukthi Jayasundara ... Rajith falls from the sky to find himself in dangerous territory: a land gripped by an endless cycle of riots, fighting and death ... Read more
... ... Prasanna Vithanage represents the emerging wave of new film makers in Sri Lanka who are trying to make sense of changes sweepin across the country. ... ... ... Anantha Ratfiriua, his second film, is set in th turbulent times of social upheaval in Southern Sri Lanka in the late 80s and early ... Read more
An unattractive young man with buck teeth from a village in Sri Lanka spies on the local girls, and is generally an object of ridicule among the villagers He is defended by his mother, who rescues him from several embarrassing situations, but even she is driven to admit that only a blind girl could ... Read more
The work of Lester James Peries has an enviable reputation in Ceylon, but is, as yet, little known elsewhere. This film, his first to be shown in Australia should provide a more than adequate introduction. It deals with the fragile nature of human relations in a style somewhat reminiscent of ... Read more
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