Tradition

Lanka Bandaranayake/11 minutes/2016/Sri Lanka/Fiction

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Saturday, December 2, 2017 | 16:00 | SOCIETET TBY

Synopsis

An old woman decorates a bride with the traditional Sri Lankan jewelry. She describes the symbolic meaning of each jewelry piece. Those meanings carry the girl to her past relationships and their deep scars. The bride’s ultimate destiny seems something illusive.

Seorang wanita tua mendandai seorang pengantin wanita dengan perhiasan tradisional Sri Langka. Ia menjelaskan arti simbolis dari setiap perhiasan itu. Hal itu mengingatkan sang pengantin pada hubungannya di masa lalu dan luka dalam yang tertinggal. Takdir sang pengantin seperti khayalan semata.

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Director

Lanka Bandaranayake

Lanka Bandaranayake

Director

Lanka Bandaranayake was born in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. She started her career as an actress in 1998. Since then she has won several acting and costume designing national awards. Later she also became a national award-winning drama producer and director. Her first short film, Tradition, was produced in 2016.

 

Lanka Bandaranayake lahir di Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. Ia memulai kariernya sebagai aktris pada tahun 1998. Sejak saat itu, ia telah memenangkan beberapa penghargaan nasional untuk akting dan rancang kostum. Selain itu, ia juga menjadi produser dan sutradara drama yang memenangkan banyak penghargaan tingkat nasional. Film pendek pertamanya yang berjudul Tradition diproduksi pada tahun 2016.