Samige Kathawa

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Samige Kathawa
සැමීගේ කතාව
Samige Kathawa (Sams's story) film poster.jpg
Directed byPriyankara Vittanachchi
Produced byMaheel Films
Written byPriyankara Vittanachchi
Puspa Kumara Ellawala
Based onNovel by Elmo Jayawardena
StarringJagath Chamila
Sanath Gunathilake
Menik Kurukulasuriya
Music byLakshman Joseph De Saram
CinematographyRuwan Costa
Edited byShyaman Premasundara
Production
company
Dil Films International
Distributed byCEL Circuit
Release date
28 February 2014 (Sri Lanka)
Running time
94 minutes
CountrySri Lanka
LanguageSinhala

Samige Kathawa (Sam's story) (Sinhalese: සැමීගේ කතාව) is an award-winning 2014 Sri Lankan Sinhala drama film directed by Priyankara Vittanachchi and co-produced by Priyankara Vittanachchi, Wimal Deshapriya, Rohan Fonseka for Maheel Films. It stars Jagath Chamila in lead role along with Sanath Gunathilake, Nilmini Buwaneka and Menik Kurukulasuriya. Music composed by Lakshman Joseph De Saram.[1][2] It is the 1202nd Sri Lankan film in the Sinhala cinema.[3] The film has based on Gratien prize winning novel Sam's Story[4] of Captain Elmo Jayawardena.[5]

It is story about Sammy.

Cast[edit]

Awards[edit]

The film had many positive reviews from local and international critics[6] and award ceremonies.[7]

  • The Best Actor award at New York City International Film Festival 2013 = Jagath Chamila.[8]
  • Special Jury Award at Fourth SAARC Film Festival.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sri Lankan Screened Films". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Samige Kathawa (2011)". Sri Lanka Cinema History. Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Sri Lanka Cinema History". National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Samige Kathawa". Sarasavi Book Shop. Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  5. ^ "'Sam's Story' showing now". The Sunday Times. Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Comment: Samige Kathawa". The Island. Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  7. ^ "Samige Kathawa (Sam's Story)". cultura.lk. Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  8. ^ "'It's an award for my country'". The Sunday Times. Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  9. ^ ""Suvisi Vivarana" wins Gold Award at SAARC Film Festival". Independent Television Network. Retrieved 1 March 2017.