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Purahanda Kaluwara

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Writer  Prasanna Vithanage
Initial release  December 14, 1997
Running time  1h 14m
Cast  Joe Abeywickrama
7.6/10 IMDb

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Director  Prasanna Vithanage
Genre  Drama
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Similar movies  The Forsaken Land (2005), Kannathil Muthamittal (2002), Ceylon (2013), Gamperaliya (1964), The Terrorist (1998)

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Purahanda Kaluwara (Death on a Full Moon Day) (Sinhalese: පුරහඳ කළුවර) is a 2001 Sri Lankan Sinhala drama film directed and produced by Prasanna Vithanage. It stars Joe Abeywickrama and Priyanka Samaraweera in lead roles along with Linton Semage and Mahendra Perera. Music composed by Nadeeka Guruge. The film has received mainly positive reviews. It is the 967th Sri Lankan film in the Sinhala cinema.

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Death on a full moon day


Synopsis

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In a draught-stricken land marred by ethnic conflict, the sons of the rural poor are dying in a bitter civil war.

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However, Wannihami, the blind old man, knows that rain will come soon. On the Buddhist holiday of the full moon, the body of Bandara, Wannihami’s soldier son, is brought home in a sealed coffin. The rains fall on the day Bandara is buried. But Wannihami refuses to sign the papers which entitles the family to Government compensation.

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Despite pressure from his desperate community, Wannihami still retains clarity of vision which transcends his blindness. He decides to dig up his son’s sealed coffin, even though he knows it will invalidate the compensation claim. His greater purpose is to believe that the war cannot kill his son.

Cast

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  • Joe Abeywickrama as Vannihamy
  • Priyanka Samaraweera as Sunanda
  • Linton Semage as Sunanda's husband
  • Mahendra Perera as Village Officer
  • Nayana Hettiarachchi as Yamuna
  • Kumara Karunananda as Pala
  • Harshajith Abeysuriya as Vannihamy's Grandson
  • K. A. Milton Pereraas Schoolmaster
  • References

    Purahanda Kaluwara Wikipedia
    Purahanda Kaluwara IMDb


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