still from short film Perianayaki

Perianayaki

2022
11min
Short
Perianayaki poster
Synopsis: 

A recent Sri Lankan immigrant begins another day at her job stacking shelves at the local supermarket. With her limited grasp of English, she struggles to understand or be understood by colleagues and customers alike.

Status: 
Complete
Genre: 
Drama

Credits:

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Festival/Awards: 
2022: Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film Festival – NZ’s Best Competition, Winner Flicks Award for Best Short Film, NZ’s Best Audience Award, Creative New Zealand Emerging Talent Award (Bala Murali Shingade), NZ’s Best Special Mention for Performance (Jeyagowri Sivakumaran), Melbourne International Film Festival, Show Me Shorts Film Festival, Dharamshala International Film Festival, Tasveer South Asian Film Festival Seattle, Goa Film Bazaar – Winner Film Bazaar Recommends Short Film Award
Technical information: 
Screening format: DCP and Pro Res available In English & Tamil