30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Singing Pond Sri Lanka 2014 | 120 min | OV with German voice over | Colour | FF 2015

Indika Ferdinando

rated for 8 + years
Uma is an enthusiastic young teacher who is transferred from a big city to a remote village school. She quickly gains the trust and affection of her new pupils. She explains that you can have big dreams and your own opinion. When Upuli, who is blind, declares that she would like to go to the seaside, the whole class takes this on as their communal dream. Together, the pupils try to organize a trip to the sea and have to overcome all manner of obstacles.
Original title: Ho Gaana Pokuna
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Singhalesisch
Section: MICHEL
Language and subtitles: OV with German voice over
Director: Indika Ferdinando
Screenplay: Indika Ferdinando
Cast: Lucian Bulathsinhala, Jayalath Manoratne, Anasuya Subasinghe, Dayadewa Edirisinghe, Jayani Senanayake, Hyacinth Wijeratne, Senate Dikkumbura, Geetha Kanthi Jayakody
Producer: Kusumsiri Liyanaarachchi, Yashodhara Sarachchandra, Dayananda Liyanaarachchi, Shyama Athukorala, Bimal Fernando, Nirosha Fernando, Geetha Muthumala
Director of Photography: Channa Deshapriya
Music: Dinesh Subasinghe
Production Design:
Editor: Thissa Surendra
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
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Production: Next Frame Studio & Production
Contact: Kusumsiri Liyanaarachchi, Next Frame Studio & Production:


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