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4.6
12 Ratings

The Treasure

Nidhanaya

Directed by Lester James Peries
Sri Lanka, 1972
Drama, Romance

Synopsis

A portrayal of crumbling aristocracy, the film is set in colonial Sri Lanka at the time of the British Raj. A young aristocrat who is more British than the British wants to save his dwindling financial resources. He hears about a treasure that can be obtained by sacrificing a virgin.

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The Treasure Directed by Lester James Peries

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  • FISCHER's rating of the film The Treasure

    Classé parmi les 100 meilleurs films du patrimoine mondial de l'Unesco et considéré comme la meilleure œuvre cinématographique sri lankaise de tous les temps, cette étonnante réalisation de Lester James Peries vise à l'universalité de par son histoire hautement intemporelle et fantastique où souffle l'esprit maléfique et maladif d'un Edgar Alan Poe asiatique en troublante inspiration scénaristique. www.cinefiches.com