Very loosely based on Anton Chekov's the Cherry Orchard, the film follows a family of formerly wealthy, expatriate Sri Lankan landowners, now impoverished, as they return from England to the magnificent country estate they left behind. A deeply moving study of a caste and a country torn apart by social change. Written by
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Official submission of Sri Lanka for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 76th Academy Awards in 2004. See more
Version of El jardín de los cerezos