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The Sri Lankan youths and the economic crisis of this country have been depicted in
many art works with different point of views over the last century years or so. Even we
have several films which have confronted on this issue. But we consider the movie c 
 as a significant masterpiece which successfully portrayed the same above issue with
a more trans-nationalistic point of view. It is because, the above economic issue itself it¶s
trans-nationalistic in its nature. In other words, the perspective which has been used in
this movie is Euro-centric ass is the subjects who are portrayed in it. In short, in this
trans-territorial globalized world, every issue goes beyond its national boundaries. So
does Mille Soya. With above hypothesis we attempt to conceptualize the said movie in
relation to the economic underdevelopment in Sri Lanka, which essentially leads to a
formation of an Euro-centric fantasy (umbilical) will also be studied extendedly.

Key Words: Euro-centric Utopia, Fantasy, Economic Under-development, Global Art,

Youth Unrest


Some economic and demographical data will be analyzed to support our hypothesis on the
underdevelopment nature and human migration aspect in the post open market economy in Sri
Lanka. Certain aesthetical, economical and psychoanalytical theories will be articulated on
comparative and contrastive basis to explain the theoretical nature of this thesis. In all aspect the
analytical methodology will suitably be used to illuminate the phenomenological nature of the


Sri Lanka had been a semi feudal country and was evolving as a feudalistic subsistent
agricultural economy before it was eventually taken as a crown colony by the British in 1776.
The situation changed in certain segments when it was converted to a plantation oriented
industrial agricultural economy. Unlike the economic transformation in some of the western
contexts where feudalism was totally uprooted to give way to industrial based liberal capitalism,
Sri Lanka was experiencing like many other colonized nations, acquired different phenomenon.
In the plantation sector, and related export oriented segments, the economic functions were fairly
industrialized and the human relationships were modernized to extend which relationships of
production determined how men related themselves to the process of production. But in other
parts of the economy remained either feudalistic or sometimes, even pre-feudalistic. Hence the
human relationships sphere was extendedly were complex and dualistic by nature. The situation
remained this way even after the dominion state through independence until the fatalistic
introduction of the open market economy in 1978.

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