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Film Details

Nomination Category:

Best Screenplay

Ceremony Year:

2015

Country:

Sri Lanka, France

Producers:

Vimukthi Jayasundara

Co-Producers:

Janitha Marasinghe, Channa Deshapriya, Ravindra Guruge

Director:

Vimukthi Jayasundara

Screenplay:

Vimukthi Jayasundara

Cinematographer:

Channa Deshapriya, Dhanushka Gunathilake

Dark in the White Light

Sri Lankan, writer and director Vimukthi Jayasundara studied at Le Fresnoy, Studio national des arts contemporains in France. His directorial debut, The Forsaken Land won the Caméra d’Or Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 2005. Between Two Worlds, his second film, screened In Competition at the 2009 Venice Film Festival and Jayasundra was nominated for the APSA for Achievement in Directing. His feature Mushrooms was screened in the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in Cannes in 2011. His other works include Light in the Yellow Breathing Space (2012), Chatrak (2011), Ahasin Wetei (2009), Sulanga Enu Pinisa (2005) and Vide pour l’amour (2003).