Alone in a Valley

Boodee Keerthisena/108 minutes/2016/Sri Lanka/Fiction

SHOWTIMES:

02 DEC 2016 | 17.00 |  EMPIRE XXI STUDIO 3

Synopsis

Seorang direktur kreatif sebuah biro iklan tengah menghadapi sesuatu yang tidak pernah dialami sebelumnya. Istrinya hamil dan akan melahirkan dalam waktu dekat. Ia harus berada di kantor untuk mengerjakan suatu kampanye iklan yang mendesak. Ibunya menelepon agar ia segera menyusul ke rumah sakit. Dalam perjalanan ke rumah sakit, ia mengalami sesuatu. Melalui pengalaman ini, ia bertarung dengan keinginan dan ketakutannya. Ia akhirnya tiba di rumah sakit dan mengalami sesuatu yang tidak terduga.

A creative director of an advertising agency is going through something he has never experienced. His wife is pregnant and is going to deliver the baby any time soon. He has to stay at the office, sorting out an urgent advertising campaign. At the office, his mother calls him to go to the hospital. On his way to hospital, he encounters an experience. Through this experience, he fights with his desires and his fears. He finally arrives to the hospital and experiences something unexpected.

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Director

Boodee Keerthisena

Director
Boodee Keerthisena adalah sutradara Sri Lanka yang telah memenangkan banyak penghargaan. Pada tahun 1987, ia belajar film dan televisi di School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, New York. Tahun 1995, ia memproduksi film Sihina Deshayen (Veils of Maya) (1993) sebagai tesisnya. Film ini memenangkan 31 penghargaan di berbagai festival termasuk sutradara terbaik dan film terbaik. Ia merilis Mille Soya (Buongiorno Italia) pada tahun 2004, yang ikut dalam 16 festival dan menyabet 15 penghargaan, termasuk gambar terbaik dan sutradara terbak. Pada tahun 2008, ia menulis skenario dan menyutradari Nimnayaka Hudakalawa (Alone in a Valley). Pada 2009-2010, ia menyutradarai Matha yang dirilis Januari 2012. Karyanya banyak dipengaruhi oleh John Cassavetes dan mengandung unsur gaya “cinéma-vérité”.

Boodee Keerthisena is an award-winning Sri Lankan filmmaker. In 1987, he went to New York to study film and television at School of Visual Arts in Manhattan. In 1995, he presented his feature film Sihina Deshayen (Veils of Maya) (1993) as his thesis. It won 31 awards in many festivals including best director and best film. He released Mille Soya (Buongiorno Italia) in 2004 which was in 16 festivals and won 15 awards including best picture and best director. In 2008 he co-wrote the screenplay and directed Nimnayaka Hudakalawa (Alone in a Valley). From 2009–2010 he directed Matha; it was released in January 2012. His work is influenced by John Cassavetes and contains elements of “cinéma-vérité” style.

Contact
keerthisena@gmail.com