Sri Lanka. 2016. 90 min.
Cast : Manuranga Wijesekera, Chaminda Sampath.
Withered Leaf, explores the plight of widows and their children in Sri Lankan society. It’s the story of a country woman who turns to be a widow and a single mother is forced to choose between life and death by poverty, gender inequality and ignorance of the society.
Duminda Sanjeewa, was born in 1984 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He possesses a keen cinematic eye that has enabled him to create some of Sri Lanka’s out-of- the box ,Tvcs , musicvideos and films. He carries a deep passion for motion graphics and special FX while greatly enjoying the process of filmmaking that allows audiences to escape the harsh realities of day to day life.
His film Withered Leafs has been selected for “57th Asian Pacific Film Festival” Hangzhou, China.