Monday, September 28, 2009

Truth Depicted

Lenin M.Sivam's feature film, 1999 portrays the gang life of Tamil Canadians in Toronto. The film displays the effects of the Sri Lankan civil war and its impact on Tamil immigrants. It explores the difficulties experienced by Tamil youth in adapting to a new country. Mr. Sivam explores the motives, emotions and vulnerabilities of each character. He discusses the choices many Tamil youth make when they are faced with challenges.

The cast and crew have done a wonderful performance in displaying the various emotions of each character. It is a film that truthfully depicts the choices of youth and the trappings of gang life. It is a must see film for people of all ages.

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