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Published on Sunday, 17 August 2014 15:59

Dekala P 410px 17-08-14A rare opportunity to be in the competition section of one of world renowned  Film Festivals Malith Hegoda’s directorial debut ‘Dekala Purudu Kenek’ (The Strange Familiar) will have its world premiere at the Montreal World Film Festival from August 21 – September 1 in Canada.

The film will be competing with 18 other international film debuts in the ‘First Films World Competition’ section of the renowned festival.

Among other Sri Lankan films Nilendra Deshapriya’s film “Thanha Rathi Ranga” will also be screened at the festival this year.

Earlier experienced filmmaker Prasanna Vithanage’s film ‘August Sun’ competed at the Montreal World Film Festival while his latest film ‘With you, without you’ had its world premiere at the same festival.

The cast for ‘Dekala Purudu Kenek’ is comprised of Samdhi Laksiri, Bimal Jayakody, Jagath Manuwarne, Lakshman Mendis, Chamila Pieris, Kaushalya Fernando, Dayadeva Edirisnghe, Prasanna Mahagamage, Dilshani Perera and Kushenya Fonseka.

The photography of the film is done by the veteran cinematographer M.D Mahindapala.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014 12:23

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