The film "Hansa Vilapaya" to be shown from August 5 is a story woven around the tragic end of a woman who suffered from social evils.
Maureen with a mysterious and silent character is the elder sister of a family of four. Younger sister in the family who wants to live in a dream world has a completely different character from her sister.
The mother of the family who also gives priority to power, prestige and money finds a wealthy husband to marry her elder daughter. But as soon as she gives birth to her first child the husband, Gerry leaves her alone. When Maureen's brother, Cyril plans to take revenge from his sister's ex-husband, and gerry is killed.
Later another proposal is brought by a family friend for Maureen. Though she refuses first she happens to marry him despite her objection.
The whole family breaks down and Maureen's younger sister also becomes a victim of this new husband.
The story ends tragically when Maureen loses her memory and life too.
The cast includes Maureen Charuni, Luxman Arachchige, Suvinitha Weerasinghe, Anjela Seneviratne, and Srimathi Priyadari. There are a number of new faces.
"Hansa Vilapaya" was edited by Elmo Halliday and music direction was by Sarath Dasanayake.