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The Forsaken Land

Sulanga Enu Pinisa

Directed by Vimukthi Jayasundara
Sri Lanka, 2005


Neither war nor peace, just the wind blowing. God is absent, but still the sun rises. Over a lonely home between two trees in a forsaken land. A hand emerges from the water, begging for help. A legendary woman searches for love. A soldier kills a stranger, and is burdened by guilt.

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The Forsaken Land
Directed by Vimukthi Jayasundara

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

2005 | Winner: Golden Camera

Toronto International Film Festival

2005 | Visions

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2004 | Winner: Prince Claus Fund Film Grant


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