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Akkara Paha - අක්කර පහ Film No :213
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Akkara Paha
Drama / Black & White / 120 min / 35mm
Released Date :  1970-05-09
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Main Actor : Milton Jayawardhana
Main Actress : Malani Fonseka
Director : Dr. Lester James Peries
Producer :
Story

Sena (Milton Jayawardena) plays a weak character who is sent to a boarding school at a well-to-do city university by his family. They mortgage everything they own to pay for his education. Their future happiness is thus in the hands of Sena. Sena however succumbs to the temptations of the city life and fails in becoming a success.

The impoverished family takes on the titular scheme offered by the Government to settle in the Nort Central province.

 

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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 festival.

Film Cast
Stanley Perera
Stanley Perera
Sitha Kumari
Sitha Kumari
Upali Senanayake
Upali Senanayake
Mapa Gunarathna
Mapa Gunarathna
Lionel Daraniyagala
Lionel Daraniyagala
Wijerathna Warakagoda
Wijerathna Warakagoda
Amarasiri Kalansuriya
Amarasiri Kalansuriya
Sriyani Perera
Sriyani Perera
Janaki Kurukulasuriya
Janaki Kurukulasuriya
Milton Jayawardhana
Milton Jayawardhana
Malani Fonseka
Malani Fonseka
Anoma Wattaldeniya
Anoma Wattaldeniya
Douglas Ranasinghe
Douglas Ranasinghe
Shanthi Lekha
Shanthi Lekha
Lal Hewapathirana
Lal Hewapathirana
Shirani Kurukulasooriya
Shirani Kurukulasooriya
Ruby De Mel
Ruby De Mel
Gamini Wijesuriya
Gamini Wijesuriya
Basil De Seram
Basil De Seram
Film Crew

Dr. Lester James Peries
Director
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chaminda abeysekara - Posts : 1 (Since :2011-09-12)
 
i want watch this film ...
 
 
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