Akkara Paha (Sinhala, Five Acres of
Land) is a 1969 Sri Lankan drama film directed by Lester
James Peries. The film stars Milton Jayawardena as Sena, a
young man from the rural society who travels to the city to
pursue higher education.
Tissa Abeysekera adapted Madawela S.
Ratnayake's book as a follow-up to Golu Hadawatha. The film
received a lukewarm response in Sri Lanka, but was well
received in New York at the Museum of Modern Art's