From Dust

Filmed in Sri Lanka FROM DUST is a cinematic expose that takes an incisive look at a government's response to a natural disaster. Shot in the aftermath of the Asian tsunami this documentary brings us into close contact with three people and questions why survivors in Sri Lanka weren't allowed to rebuild their homes along Sri Lanka's coastline. This critically acclaimed film follows two survivors and an aid worker over the course of a year in Sri Lanka after the tsunami: Ravi is a young entrepreneur who lived near the coast in the city of Galle. He lost his father and sister in the tsunami and now has to support his remaining family. As he tries to rebuild his home, the Sri Lankan government declares a ban on building within 100 meters of the coastline. Ravi and his neighbors are promised new land on which to rebuild and from the confines of a tent, they begin to wait. Cyril saved his wife and child in the tsunami and now shelters them in a tent. He is a fisherman who lost his boat and... Written by Dhruv Dhawan

Genre: Documentary

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Director: Dhruv Dhawan

Country: United Arab Emirates

Duration: 70 min

Quality: SD

Release: 2005

IMDb: 8.2