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Set during the British colonial reign in Sri Lanka (1905), this powerful drama follows Peduru who descends from a line of traditional drummers, crossing over to three generations. Peduru's ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Neil Alles Neil Alles ... Missi's father
Jackson Anthony Jackson Anthony ... Peduru
Tissa Bandaranayake Tissa Bandaranayake
Rohana Beddage Rohana Beddage ... Peduru's father
Nilmini Buwaneka Nilmini Buwaneka
Anula Handuwala Anula Handuwala
W. Jayasiri W. Jayasiri
J.H. Jayawardena J.H. Jayawardena ... Weda Uncle
Mali Jayaweerage Mali Jayaweerage ... Karolina
Saddha Uthpala Kandage Saddha Uthpala Kandage
Dharmadasa Kuruppu Dharmadasa Kuruppu ... Babonchi
Hemasiri Liyanage Hemasiri Liyanage ... Nona Hami's father
Swarna Mallawarachchi Swarna Mallawarachchi ... Nona Hami
Samanpriya Marasinghe Samanpriya Marasinghe
Ranjith Naotunna Ranjith Naotunna
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Storyline

Set during the British colonial reign in Sri Lanka (1905), this powerful drama follows Peduru who descends from a line of traditional drummers, crossing over to three generations. Peduru's struggle for survival in this harsh rural hamlet exposes the repressive Buddhist institutionalization of the locals, and the hierarchical structure backed by the British colonials. Written by Thivanka Rukshan Perera

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Country:

Sri Lanka

Language:

Sinhalese

Release Date:

15 September 1997 (Sri Lanka) See more »

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Budget:

LKR 700,000 (estimated)
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Color:

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