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Saumya Liyanage in The Forsaken Land

The Forsaken Land

2005 NR

Winner of the Cannes Best First Film Award, Vimukthi Jayasundara's dramatic work captures the heartbreaking existence of a young couple, their daughter and an unmarried aunt amid the harsh postwar conditions of Sri Lanka. The poignant story depicts life in a suspended state and the emotional isolation of people living in between war and peace. Mahendra Perera, Kaushalya Fernando, Nilupili Jayawardena and Hemasiri Liyanage star.