En 1983, Jude Ratnam, âgé de 5 ans, quitte Colombo avec sa famille pour échapper aux massacres commis à l'encontre des Tamouls par une partie de la population cinghalaise. Revenu plus de trente ans plus tard, il part à la recherche des témoignages de la guerre civile, qui, d'une lutte de libération nationale, s'est transformée en conflit fratricide entre groupes armés. Des civils et des guerrilleros témoignent de la cruauté des affrontements.
The film screenplay was written by Saman Weeraman. It tells the story of a group of Sri Lankan Buddhist monks who recorded the teachings of the Buddha about 2,100 years ago during the reign of King Walagamba.
This is a time when the indigenous Sri Lankan tribesmen (Veddas) struggled with malaria around 1890. The film starts with their mother's death and the rest of the family leaving the cave with their mother's body.
"The story revolves round three teenagers - Prageeth, a younger, darker version of Hugh Grant, the son of a business tycoon (Vijaya Corea), whose fiance is Veena (Anarkali Akarsha); Sithum, the son of a Postman (Jayalath Manoratne) is in love with Pooja, (Chathurika Peiris) while Ramith who says he comes from the middle class, and is seduced by his biology teacher who as luck would have it lives in an apartment directly opposite his block of flats, nevertheless, voices every teenagers views of life when he says all he wants to do is to take things easy." (Shape eke jeevath venava).
King Elara was an extremely ambitious young man who used to be a soldier and a spy under King Kharawela of Kalinga, who ruled Southern Kingdoms of India during second century B.C. Lately, this same young man arrives at Lankadveepa in the guise of an overseas naval chief to invade and thereby threaten the prosperity of the Kingdom. Although Elara wins the Kingdom of Rajarata after having killed King Asela, there were two things that constantly bothering him. Firstly, the kingdom of Ruhuna that continued to be independent and therefore out of the menacing clutches of the invader. Secondly, a certain prophecy inscribed by King Devanampiyatissa.
When a young boy loses his first love, he becomes lonely and sad. He tries desperately to find a solution to his loneliness, while still believing that his lost love will eventually return to him. He uses drugs and alcohol to forget, but it is not successful. He keeps waiting, expecting his ex-girlfriend to return, but she never comes back. The beautiful young girl feels remorse for what she did to her boyfriend. Even though she was the one who ended the relationship, she still loved the young boy. She thinks about asking for forgiveness and starting their relationship over again, and eventually sends a text message to her ex-boyfriend saying that she still loves him.
It is essentially a love story between an architect and a beautiful village girl. The architect, Kalpana, travels to a hill country village for work and it is there that meets Menaka. Kalpana faces many challenges with a local group of thugs secretly investigating King Ravan's Ancestry Book. Menaka is a part of Ravan's Ancestry. Her father was murdered by some hidden enemies because of a conflict over a secret document regarding the Ravan Ancestry. Kalpa gets more intrigued about this matter and turns to the monk at the village temple for advice.
A new teacher named Uma, portrayed by Anasuya Subasinghe, arrives at a school with her piano in a remote village near Dambulla in Sri Lanka. The school has few students, with only the principal (Lucian Bulathsinghala) and Uma as teachers. With the help of Uma, the pupils gradually start to dream of bigger things than they ever imagined.
This film narrates about a group of young Sri Lankan musicians illegally migrating to Italy in the baggage compartment of a bus. The film articulates the lost dreams of Sri Lankan Youth that are caught between Sri Lankan civil war and corrupt politics and follows through their journey into hope.
Sarathsiri, a man in his mid 40s, runs a pawn shop from his two-storied building in a remote town surrounded by tea plantations. He broods, rarely talks and in his spare time intently watches professional wrestling on TV.