This is Sri Lanka

A group of journalists, who, angered at the prevailing corruption in the country, decide to expose the hidden political corruption in the system by planning a sting operation on some of the most corrupt top officials working in the government.

  • Siluna Peiris
    Director
  • Irshad Banuka, Siluna Peiris, Rindesh Kannan
    Writer
  • Shanika Peiris, Latha Peiris, Malini Fernando
    Producer
  • Hashel Melon
    Key Cast
  • Sanjaiy Anandaraja
    Key Cast
  • Druvi De Fonseka
    Key Cast
  • Usmaan Hussain
    Key Cast
  • Vedeha Aluvihare
    Key Cast
  • Nisanga Dakshitha
    Music and Background Score
  • Vedeha Aluvihare
    Music and Background Score
  • Dulan Waduge
    Director of Photography
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Lankawai
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    41 minutes 16 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 16, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    300 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Sri Lanka
  • Country of Filming:
    Sri Lanka
  • Language:
    English, Sinhala, Tamil
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
Director Biography - Siluna Peiris

Siluna Peiris, is a 17 year old born and raised in Sri Lanka. This is his first time as a filmmaker and the Lankawai's script was penned by him along with the contribution of two other writers.

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Director Statement

This film was made by a group of 15-18 year old students. Since it's a fictional political movie, what I think is most interesting is to see how we being the younger generation, perceive the country.