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‘Sulanga’ wins Houston Award

Director Benette Ratnayake's latest film 'Sulanga' had been awarded the Silver Remi Award at the Houston International Film Festival.

Screened in the competitive section along with fifty films representing thirty countries, Benette's film was adjudged for the award.

Earlier 'Sulanga' competed at 39th Indian Film Festival, Dhaka International Film Festival and screened at number of International film festivals including Cairo IFF, Calcutta IFF, Kerala IFF Montreal IFF in Canada, Rio de Janeiro IFF in Brazil and Asia Pacific IFF in Berlin and Cleveland IFF in America.

Sulanga is the second direction of Benette Ratnayake who directed the both locally and internationally awarded Aswesuma (The Compensation).

The film revolves around four women from different social categories and a professor and it shows how different people quest for love and happiness.
The main roles are played by Sanath Gunathilake, Dilhani Ekanayake, Chandani Seneviratne, Palitha Silva, Sriyani Amarasena, Roger Seneviratne, Rangana Premaratne Sathya Erandathi Ratnayake and Udara Ratnayake.

B. Wishwanath is the cinematographer while Lal Herendranath-art director, Ravindra Guruge- editor and Ranjith Wickremasinghe is the art director.

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