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Silent Tears

An innocent father and his blind daughter with a doll spend their days within the walls of a bunker during the final stages of civil war in Sri Lanka.

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Silent Tears

Mouna Vizhiththuligal Family, Drama

An innocent father and his blind daughter with a doll spend their days within the walls of a bunker during the final stages of civil war in Sri Lanka. The surprising third character connects the father, daughter and the doll in a sorrowful manner.

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Details

  • Ilango Ram
  • Priyantha Sirikumara
    Beenu Asalye Sirikumara
    Suwethe Hasaranga
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tamil
  • 12 mins
  • 2014

Accolades

Locarno Festival Open Doors Screenings, 2017

International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema, London, 2015

Winner – Best Foreign Language Short Film

World Short Competition Festival, London, 2015

Winner – Best Director

Director's Statement

I would like to create movies which talk about my people and their emotions. I want my movies to represent the culture of my country while conveying meanings which are universal.