Sri Lankabhimanya Lester James Peiris (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකාභිමාන්‍ය ලෙස්ටර් ජේම්ස් පීරිස්) (born 5 April 1919) is an internationally acclaimed Sri Lankan film director, screenwriter, and film producer. An active filmmaker since 1949, Peries has been involved in over 28 films, including shorts and documentaries. He has received critical acclaim for directing Rekava, Gamperaliya, Nidhanaya, Golu Hadawatha, Kaliyugaya, Awaragira and Yuganthaya. Peiris's films often deal with Sri Lankan family life in rural settings and conflicted characters.

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  • Lester James Peries est un réalisateur, scénariste, producteur et monteur srilankais, né le 5 avril 1919 à Colombo. (fr)
  • Sri Lankabhimanya Lester James Peiris (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකාභිමාන්‍ය ලෙස්ටර් ජේම්ස් පීරිස්) (born 5 April 1919) is an internationally acclaimed Sri Lankan film director, screenwriter, and film producer. An active filmmaker since 1949, Peries has been involved in over 28 films, including shorts and documentaries. He has received critical acclaim for directing Rekava, Gamperaliya, Nidhanaya, Golu Hadawatha, Kaliyugaya, Awaragira and Yuganthaya. His movie Wekande Walauwa, starring Ravindra Randeniya and Malini Fonseka, was Sri Lanka's first ever submission for the Academy Awards and the film also had screenings at many other International level film festivals. Peiris's films often deal with Sri Lankan family life in rural settings and conflicted characters. (en)
  • Considerato il più grande regista cinematografico cingalese, tra i suoi film si ricordano La linea del destino (1957), Il villaggio che cambia (1964), La veste gialla (1967), Il tesoro (1971), Il re dio (1974). Il film Wekande Walauwa con Ravindra Randeniya e Malini Fonseka è stato il primo film cingalese ad essere sootomesso agli Academy Awards. I film di Peries spesso rappresentono la vita rurale delle famiglie cingalesi con personaggi conflittuali. (it)
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  • Dr. James Peries, Mrs. Winifred Jayasuriya
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  • Erica Leitan, Ivan Peries, Noel Peries
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  • Lester James Peries est un réalisateur, scénariste, producteur et monteur srilankais, né le 5 avril 1919 à Colombo. (fr)
  • Considerato il più grande regista cinematografico cingalese, tra i suoi film si ricordano La linea del destino (1957), Il villaggio che cambia (1964), La veste gialla (1967), Il tesoro (1971), Il re dio (1974). Il film Wekande Walauwa con Ravindra Randeniya e Malini Fonseka è stato il primo film cingalese ad essere sootomesso agli Academy Awards. I film di Peries spesso rappresentono la vita rurale delle famiglie cingalesi con personaggi conflittuali. (it)
  • Sri Lankabhimanya Lester James Peiris (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකාභිමාන්‍ය ලෙස්ටර් ජේම්ස් පීරිස්) (born 5 April 1919) is an internationally acclaimed Sri Lankan film director, screenwriter, and film producer. An active filmmaker since 1949, Peries has been involved in over 28 films, including shorts and documentaries. He has received critical acclaim for directing Rekava, Gamperaliya, Nidhanaya, Golu Hadawatha, Kaliyugaya, Awaragira and Yuganthaya. Peiris's films often deal with Sri Lankan family life in rural settings and conflicted characters. (en)
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