Les États généraux du film documentaire 2012 Assembled Territories: image, music, sound The Song of Ceylon

The Song of Ceylon
Harry Watt, Basil Wright
1934 - Angleterre - Noir & Blanc - 37'

Ambitious documentary chronicling the cultural life and religious customs of the Sinhalese and the effects of advanced industrialism on such customs. The film is poetic in tone and features a number of image and sound montage sequences.

Photography : Basil Wright
Sound : E. A. Pawley
Production : GPO Film Unit
Distribution : BFI (fleur.buckley@bfi.org.uk, +44 (020) 7957 4709)