Light Arose (Aloko Udapadi)

Thu 29 March, 8.15pm
Phoenix Cinema, Leicester MAP
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A spectacular action-epic, widely considered a landmark in Sinhala cinema. 89 BC and Sinhala’s King Walagamba is threatened on all sides by power-hungry enemies. Can his small nation rise together to face the darkest days in the history of their land?

Rave reviews abound for its ambitious scale, action sequences and performances, Light Arose is the historic spectacle which is as enriching as it is enthralling.


Director: Chathra Weeraman, Baratha Hettiarachchi
Cast: Uddika Premarathna, Dilhani Ekanayake, Menaka Peiris and Roshan Ravindra
Sri Lanka, 113 mins, 2017, Sinhala