A Woman of Sri Lanka

Australia, 1990

Film
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Episode number 6 of Series “A Day in the Life of a Woman”.
Udayani is a young Sri Lankan wife and mother who lives in a village near Kandy. She lives a simple traditional life rooted in Buddhist beliefs and customs. She is shown at work in the fields and at home, visiting the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy at the time of an important festival and assisting in the preparations for her younger sister’s marriage. The program is introduced by Franca Arena.

Credits

co-producer

Sisira Suraweera

Gian Manara

production company

SLRC Sri Lanka

Australia. Special Broadcasting Service

Asian Broadcasting Union

Duration

00:27:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

Appears in

A Day in the Life of a Woman

Group of items

A Day in the Life of a Woman

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37490

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Sri Lanka - Rural conditions

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Sri Lanka - Rural conditions

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Sri Lanka - Social life and customs

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Sri Lanka - Rural conditions

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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