Aswesuma | 2000

Drama, Adventure
On the eve of Sri Lanka's 1948 independence from Britain, poor miner Guneris and his wife are denied help from an upper-caste doctor when their child falls ill. Their baby dies and as they are burying the body, they ...more

Company

Benn Films Creation House

Production Company

Synopsis

On the eve of Sri Lanka's 1948 independence from Britain, poor miner Guneris and his wife are denied help from an upper-caste doctor when their child falls ill. Their baby dies and as they are burying the body, they discover a large gem in the soil. Planning to sell the jewel in a distant city, the couple flee their village, but find themselves chased by hired goons.

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