30.09. - 09.10.2021

Him, Here, After Sri Lanka 2012 | 104 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Asoka Handagama

Asoka Handagama (*1962) is an important film personality in Sri Lanka, as respected as he is controversial due to his resolute treatment of social and political topics. He gained international recognition with This Is My Moon (2000).

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In 2009, three decades of bloody civil war between the government and Tamil rebels in Sri Lanka came to an end. Him, Here, After is the first film to deal with the immediate afermath. A rebel fighter from the Tamil Tigers returns to his home village to start a new existence. Here, he meets again the woman he still loves, but the locals view the former enemy with great suspicion. One special feature of thefilm is that the Sinhalese director, a member of the majority population, tells his story in Tamil, the language of the largest minority.
Original title: Ini Avan
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Tamilian
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Asoka Handagama
Screenplay: Asoka Handagama
Cast: Dharshen Dharmaraj, Subashini Balasubramaniyam, Niranjani Shanmugaraja, Raja Ganeshan, Malcolm Machado, Bonipas Thairiyanathan, ThangeswaryThairiyanathan, Gregory Philip Ferminus, Anis Deen, Ragu Gobi, A.S.Thirunavukarasu, King Ratnam
Producer: Jagath Wellawatta, Anura Fernando
Director of Photography: Channa Deshapriya
Music: Kapila Poogalaarachchi
Production Design: Suni Wijeratne
Editor: Ajith Ramanayake
Sound: 0
Costume design:
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Format: dcp
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World Sales: Héliotrope Films
Production: E-Culture Productions


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