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The Milo Wladek Co. makes films and interactive theatre.

THE JOYOUS FARMER

Short Film

Lacking the motivation to work during a drought, a poor, alcoholic farmer is prescribed experimental medication to enhance his work ethic.

 

Featuring
Arun Welandawe-Prematilleke, Thushara Hettihamu


 

 

 


 

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Awards

Best Short Film, Jaffna International Cinema Festival, Sri Lanka, 2016

Best Short Film, Agenda14 Short Film Festival, Sri Lanka, 2016

Best Short Film, Amarcord Arthouse Television Awards, USA 2017
Best Actor, Amarcord Arthouse Television Awards, USA 2017
Best Screenplay (Nomination), Amarcord Arthouse Television Awards, USA 2017


 

Official Selections

Woods Hole Film Festival, USA, 2017

Jaffna International Cinema Festival, Sri Lanka, 2016

Amarcord Arthouse Television Awards, Chicago 2017
Tasveer South Asian Film Festival, USA, 2017
Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival, Toronto, 2017
Tirana International Film Festival, Albania, 2017
Blow-Up International Arthouse Film Festival, USA, 2017
Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema, USA, 2017
Hong Kong Art House Film Festival, Hong Kong, 2017

Bucharest ShortCuts CineFest, Romania, 2017

Credits

Written and Directed by Hiran Balasuriya
Based on a Short Story by Anuk Arudpragasam
Produced by Simon Ryninks
Director of Photography Dino Dimopoulos
1st Assistant Director/Camera Towa Noel Shimizu
Art Director Thilini Perera
Production Coordinator Prashanthan Nithyanandarajah
Development Executive Joe Brace
Associate Producer Kian O’Grady

Editor Hiran Balasuriya

Music and Sound Design Sami El-Enany

VFX by Andy Goodman  and Martin Lye
Colourist Richard Vaux

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