Monday, 22 April 2024
Lankan wins Italian best film award

Lankan wins Italian best film award

‘Sulanga Apa Regena Yaavi’ (The Wind Beneath Us) by Nuwan Jayatileke has been chosen as the best film at the Metricamente Corto film festival in Italy.

Previously, the maiden film by Jayatilake won the ‘Remi Award’ at the 49th WorldFest Houston International Film Festival 2016.

For this film, Chitral Somapala, son of veteran musician P.L.A. Somapala, composed music, while the producer is Maya Nawagattegama, daughter of acclaimed writer Simon Nawagattegama.

The film has been shot within a very short period of 16 days, with on-location sounds, BBC Sandeshaya reports.

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