Lester James Peries

Filmography

Director

1956 - Rekava

1960 - Sandeshaya

1963 - Gamperaliya

1966 - Delovak Athara

1967 - Ransalu

1968 - Golu Hadawatha

1970 - Akkara Paha

1972 - Nidhanaya

1975 - Desa Nisa

1975 - The God King(English)

1976 - Madol Doova

1978 - Ahasin Polovata

1978 - Veera Puran Appu

1981 – Beddegama

1981 - Pinhami(Documentary)

1983 - Kaliyugaya

1985 - Yuganthaya

1995 - Avaragira

2003 - Wekanda Walawwa

2006 - Ammavarune

Producer

1956 - Rekava

1978 - Gehanu Lamai

1984 - Maya

Screen Play Writer

1956 - Rekava

1988 - Sagara Jalaya Madi Handuwa Oba Handa

Editor

1972 - Nidhanaya

Artist Details

Born

05-04-1919

Occupation

Producer
Director
Screen Play Writer

Active Year

1949-

Awards And Honors

International Awards

Amateur Cine World Silver Plaque for the experimental film "Farewell to Childhood" - ten best films of the year - Great Britain – 1950

The Mini Cinema Cup for the short film "Soliloquy" for displaying the best technical proficiency by the Institute of Amateur and Experimental Film Makers Festival - Great Britain – 1951

Diploma of Honour Venice Film Festival for the film "Conquest In the Dry Zone" – 1954

Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 31st International Film Festival of India – 2000

Commandeur (commander) in the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of Arts and Letters) from the French government - 1997

Presidential Awards

Best Director - Yuganthaya - 1985

Sarasaviya Awards

Best Director - Gamperaliya – 1964

Best Director - Delovak Athara – 1967

Best Script Writer - Sagara Jalaya Madi Handuwa Oba Handa - 1989

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