Rathu Samanala Heenayak (Red Butterfly Dream)

Priyantha Kaluarachchi/86 minutes/2016/Sri Lanka/Fiction (Competition)

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30 NOV 2016 | 17.15 |  EMPIRE XXI STUDIO 4

Synopsis

Samantha dan Ajith tinggal di sebuah flat dekat Colombo. Paman Ajith adalah pengkhotbah di sebuah kuil. Samantha dan sang Paman membaca sebuah naskah kuno yang mengatakan bahwa ada harta yang bisa didapatkan dengan mengorbankan seorang wanita perawan dengan empat tanda lahir berjajar di lehernya. Samantha pun bertemu Raajini—seorang gadis muda dengan empat tanda lahir berjajar di lehernya. Raajini datang ke Colombo untuk mencari adiknya yang hilang. Meskipun ada empat tanda lahir di lehernya, Samantha meragukan keperawanannya. Samantha pun kemudian mengorbankan Raajini untuk harta yang sebenarnya tidak ada. Samantha pun menjadi gila dan bertemu dengan arwah Raajini.

Samantha and Ajith live in a flat near Colombo. Ajith’s uncle is a preacher at a shrine. Samantha and Uncle read an ancient script, says that a treasure can be attained by sacrificing a virgin woman with four birthmarks lined in the neck. Samantha then meets Raajini—a young girl with four birthmarks located accordingly on her neck. Raajini comes to Colombo in search of her lost sister. Even though there are four birthmarks on her neck, Samantha doubts her virginity. Samantha then sacrifices Raajini for the treasure that does not exist. Samantha goes insane and crosses Raajini’s spirit.

Trailer

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Director

Priyantha Kaluarachchi

Priyantha menyelesaikan studi Film dan Apresiasi di Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) pada tahun 2006 di Sri Lanka. Dia berpengalaman tujuh tahun sebagai Produser Program di MTV dan Young Asia Television. Dia kemudian bekerja di sebuah teater di Sri Lanka untuk menyutradarai drama yang memenangkan berbagai penghargaan nasional. Dia menyutradarai film dokumenter tentang tsunami, Peraliya, dan terpilih pada Berlinale Talent Campus di 57th Berlin International Film Festival pada tahun 2007. Peraliya juga terpilih dalam 15th Cinerail International Festival di Paris pada tahun 2007.

Priyantha completed the Film and Appreciation course held by Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) 2006 in Sri Lanka. He had seven years of experience as a Programme Producer at MTV and Young Asia Television. He then worked in a theatre in Sri Lanka and directed stage drama, which won many national awards. He directed the documentary about tsunami, Peraliya, and got selected at the Berlinale Talent Campus at the 57th Berlin International Film Festival in 2007. Peraliya was also selected at the 15th edition of Cinerail International Festival in Paris in 2007.

Contact

Priyantha Kaluarchchi
kalupk@gmail.com