Desa Nisa / දෑස නිසා
[ Black & White 35 mm ]
Film No : 320
Released Date : 1975-12-26
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Desa Nisa / දෑස නිසා
(Because of Eyes)

Film No : 320
Released Date : 1975-12-26
Colorimeter : Black & White
Video Format : 35 mm
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Main Actor : Joe Abeywickrama
Main Actress : Sriyani Amarasena
Director : Dr. Lester James Peries
Producer : Sumithra Peiris



Desa Nisa (Sinhala, The Eyes) is a 1972 Sri Lankan drama film directed by Lester James Peries. The film stars Joe Abeywickrema as Nirukada, an ugly man who worries that his blind wife will leave him if she regains her sight.

Peries made the film as a vehicle for Joe Abeywickrema. The source material was a Gunasena Galappatti play which was made more accessible to a lay audience by Galappatti on Peries\' urging. Critics were puzzled by the film and wrote that it was Peries\' most mysterious


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