Sri Lanka, Oct. 18 -- Dharmasiri Cinemawalokanaya (Insights into Dharmasiri's cinematic vision) written by Jeewantha Dayananda, a writer on cinema, was launched recently by Nabo Publishing. It gives new insights into Dharmasiri Bandaranayake's cinema, and it's the second book written on his cinematography. The Sunday Observer met Dharmasiri Bandaranayake, a veteran film maker and dramatist to talk about his life, his cinema, and his views on art and social milieus.


Q: Could you say how this book came to be written?

A. The first book which was written on my cinema is Kutumbaya, Lingikatwaya saha Cinemawa (Family, Sex and Cinema) published last year. It was written by Thusitha Jayasundara, a journalist and writer. A few months ...