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BAYAN KO

BAYAN KO: KAPIT SA PATALIM

Lino BROCKA

Country : France, Philippines

THE WASPS ARE HERE
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BAMBARU AVITH

(THE WASPS ARE HERE)

Directed by : Dharmasena PATHIRAJA

Year of production : 1978 Country : SRI LANKA Length : 120 minutes

Synopsis

A story about the clash between urban entrepreneurs and local fishermen in Kalpitiya, a fishing village in Sri Lanka. The urbanites bring a business ethic of their own, with capitalistic tendencies; the local patriarch, Anton (Joe Abeywickrama) clashes with the urbanites, headed by Victor (Vijay Kumaratunge). When Victor gets involved with a local girl, tensions rise in the village, climaxing to a series of violent events.

Credits

Dharmasena PATHIRAJA - Director

Dharmasena PATHIRAJA - Script / Dialogue

© Asian Film Archive

Contacts

Production

SARANGA SALAROO - c/o National Library Board, Level 4, 100 Victoria 188064 SINGAPORE SINGAPORE - T: 65 92748148 - teepao@asianfilmarchive.org - Asian Film Archive


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