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FOR A SON

by Suranga Deshapriya Katugampala

synopsis

Sunita, a middle-aged Sri Lankan woman, lives with her teenage son on the outskirts of a northern Italian city where she works as a caregiver. The relationship between mother and son is fraught with tension and silence. Having grown up in Italy, the boy is a cultural hybrid hismother struggles to understand, as she fights to live in a country to which she does not want to belong.

international title: For a Son
original title: Per un figlio
country: Italy
year: 2016
genre: fiction
directed by: Suranga Deshapriya Katugampala
film run: 74'
screenplay: Suranga Deshapriya Katugampala, Aravinda Wanninayake
cast: Kaushalya Fernando, Julian Wegesekara, Nella Pozzerle
cinematography by: Channa Deshapriya
film editing: Lizi Gelber, Silvia Pellizzari
producer: Gianluca Arcopinto
production: Palabras
backing: Kala Studio (Sri Lanka), Cineteca di Bologna

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main awards/selection

Pesaro International Festival of New Cinema 2016 
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