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Whispering Mountains

  • Sri Lanka | 2022 | Sinhala | 86' | Colour
  • Director: Jagath Manuwarna
  • Producer: Sunil T. Fernando, Nirmana Bandara, Channa Deshapriya, Rasitha Jinasena
  • Screenplay: Jagath Manuwarna, Namal Jayasinghe
  • DoP: Vishwajith Karunarathne
  • Editor: Sankha Malwaththa
  • Cast: Sarath Kothalawala, Dharmapriya Dias, Priyantha Sirikumara, Sampath Chaminda Jayaweera, Ananda Kumara Unnahe, Aloka Gayathrie Ekanayake, Lakmal Dharmarathne

Award: NETPAC Award (Best Asian Feature Film), IFFR


Synopsis: Amid a brutal government crackdown on a youth uprising in Sri Lanka, a unit tasked with sacrificial killings faces internal strife as two young captives escape, escalating tension and challenging their mission.


Directors Bio: Jagath Manuwarna carries over two decades of experience as an Actor, Scriptwriter and Independent Film Director in the fields of Theatre, Film and Television. His journey as a film director started in 2006 with the release of his first short film, Speck of Fire, which won the award for the Best Short Film at the Guerilla Short Film Festival (Colombo, Sri Lanka) of the same year. Whispering Mountains in his feature length directorial debut.


Sales Agent: Jagat Manuvarna


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