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A Common Man [2013]
Written and directed by Chandran Rutnam.
Starring Academy Award® Winner Ben Kingsley. Also starring Ben Cross

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Release: 2013
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A Common Man WINS Top 3 Awards at The
2013 Madrid International Film Festival Awards


Best Picture: A Common Man
Best Director: Chandran Rutnam
Best Actor: Ben Kingsley

Film Director Chandran Rutnam and his film 'A Common Man' won big at the Madrid Film International Festival. Rutnam's movie won Best Director, Best Actor and Best Picture at the film festival on July 7th.

The Madrid International Film Festival has, as its objective, the promotion of cinematographic art by presenting films of quality and entertainment. The Madrid Festival is an annual event based in the city of Madrid in Spain, and draws in thousands of people from around the world.

The film was shot in Sri Lanka and has already won a bronze medal at the New York Festivals' International Television and Film Awards.


AFM: Sir Ben Kingsley Is 'A Common Man'
[Hollywood Reporter]
Ben Kingsley is a very big star internationally and the film has the right components buyers look for - a big star with a lot of action. [more]

Trailer: Ben Kingsley's 'A Common Man' Thriller
[Movieland]

Ben Kingsley - Chandran Rutnam
'A Common Man' Finds Distribution [Filmstage]

Chandran Rutnam and Steven Spielberg
The Road from Elephant Pass... to Beverly Hills
Chandran Rutnam attended the Gala Dinner held on Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, honoring Steven Spielberg. (MORE)

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A Common Man is a production of Asia Digital Entertainment which produced the feature film, The Road From Elephant Pass, a Finalist Award winner at the 2011 New York International Television and Film Awards. The film is adapted for the screen and directed by Chandran Rutnam. A Common Man is produced by Manohan Nanayakkara, B.S. Radha Krishnan and Chandran Rutnam.

In A Common Man, which is set in Colombo, Sri Lanka, a mysterious man (Ben Kingsley) has planted 5 bombs in the politically-scarred city that are set to explode unless four major terrorists are immediately released from prison. When he calls in his demands to the Deputy Inspector General of the Colombo Police Department (Ben Cross), a confrontation ensues that sets off this exciting, non-stop action film that pits truth versus duty in a thrilling duel to the end.

The Academy Award® winning Ben Kingsley;s (Gandhi) recent credits include Martin Scorsese's Hugo and Shutter Island. Ben Cross (Chariots of Fire) recently co-starred in Star Trek, directed by J.J. Abrams, and starring roles in the mini-series Ben Hur for the BBC.

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A Common Man WINS Top 3 Awards at The
2013 Madrid International Film Festival Awards
Best Picture, Best Director: Chandran Rutnam, Best Actor: Sir Ben Kingsley


Film Director Chandran Rutnam and his film 'A Common Man' won big at the Madrid Film International Festival. Rutnam's movie won Best Director, Best Actor and Best Picture at the film festival on July 7th.

Rutnam, who is currently shooting his new film in Sri Lanka was not at hand to collect the award. The movie stars actor Sir Ben Kingsley.

The Madrid International Film Festival has, as its objective, the promotion of cinematographic art by presenting films of quality and entertainment. The Madrid Festival is an annual event based in the city of Madrid in Spain, and draws in thousands of people from around the world.

The film was shot in Sri Lanka and has already won a bronze medal at the New York Festivals' International Television and Film Awards.


Ben Kingsley and Chandran Rutnam
on location 'A Common Man'
2013 Madrid International Film Festival Awards Top Winners:
Best Picture: A Common Man
Best Director: Chandran Rutnam
Best Actor: Ben Kingsley

A Common Man is produced by Manohan Nanayakkara, B.S. Radha Krishnan and Chandran Rutnam. Starring Academy Award® winning Ben Kingsley and Ben Cross. (Read more about A Common Man)

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Sri Lanka Film Director Chandran Rutnam's 'A Common Man' bags 3 awards at Spain Film Festival A Common Man  Directed by Chandran Rutnam has won three awards at the Madrid International Film Festival two days ago.
Read More Here: Chandran Rutnam's 'A Common Man' bags 3 awards at Spain Film Festival

Film Director Chandran Rutnam and his film 'A Common Man' won big at the Madrid Film International Festival. An elated Rutnam told the Colombo Gazette that his movie won best Director, best actor and best film at the film festival. Read More Here: Colombo Gazette


A Common Man wins Bronze Medal at New York Film Festivals
held in Las Vegas

A Common Man, directed by Chandran Rutnam and starring Sir Ben Kingsley and Ben Cross was the Bronze Medal winner at the New York Film Festival.The award was presented at The New York Film Festivals gala red carpet event, held at the Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas, on April 9, 2013.


Paul Mason, James Rutnam
The award was accepted on behalf of Manohan Nanayakkara and Chandran Rutnam by Film Editor James Rutnam and the Executive Producer, Paul Mason.

New York Film Festivals continues to be responsive to current world-wide creative trends in the television and film industry. The competition honors and celebrates exceptional and imaginative programs created around the globe.

A Common Man is produced by Manohan Nanayakkara, B.S. Radha Krishnan and Chandran Rutnam. Starring Academy Award® winning Ben Kingsley and Ben Cross. (Read more about A Common Man)



Sir Ben Kingsley And Chandran Rutnam Nominated For
2013 Madrid International Film Festival Awards


A Common Man which is now showing in the United States has reached another milestone. The movie is nominated in Four categories at the Madrid International Film Festival. Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor.

The festival will held in Madrid from July 1st to 6th
The festival, has, as its objective, the promotion of cinematographic art by presenting films of quality and entertainment.

The Madrid International Film Festival is an annual event based in the city of Madrid in Spain, and draws in thousands of people from around the world.

A Common Man is produced by Manohan Nanayakkara, B.S. Radha Krishnan and Chandran Rutnam.
Starring Academy Award® winning Ben Kingsley and Ben Cross.
Madrid International Film Festival Awards

Chandran Rutnam's 'A Common Man' opens in Los Angeles Starring Ben KIngsley

'A Common Man' opens in Los Angeles at the Laemmle 3
theater in Beverly Hills beginning March 15, 2013.


A Common Man is a production of Asia Digital Entertainment.
The film is adapted for the screen and directed by Chandran Rutnam.
A Common Man is produced by Manohan Nanayakkara, B.S. Radha Krishnan and Chandran Rutnam.

Starring Academy Award® winning Ben Kingsley and Ben Cross.



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Credits

Director:
Chandran Rutnam

Writer:
Chandran Rutnam

Cast:
Ben Kingsley
Ben Cross
Patrick Rutnam
Frederick-James Lobato
Ashan Dias
Numaya Siriwardena
Kian O'Grady

Produced by
Manohan Nanayakkara - Producer
B.S. Radha Krishnan - Producer
Chandran Rutnam - Producer
Paul Mason - Executive Producer
Jonathan Sheinberg - Executive Producer

Casting by
Stacey Rosen

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