The Forsaken Land

The Forsaken Land
Directed by Vimukthi Jayasundara
Produced by Chandana Aluthge
Written by Vimukthi Jayasundara
Starring Kaushalaya Fernando
Music by Nadeeka Guruge
Cinematography Channa Deshapriya
Edited by Gisèle Rapp-Meichler
Release dates
14 May 2005
Running time
108 minutes
Country Sri Lanka
Language Sinhala

The Forsaken Land (Sinhalese: Sulanga Enu Pinisa) is a 2005 Sri Lankan drama film directed by Vimukthi Jayasundara. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Caméra d'Or.[1]



The film received fairly positive reviews from critics. The film holds a 63% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with an average rating of 5.8/10.


  1. "Festival de Cannes: The Forsaken Land". Retrieved 2009-12-12.
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