Released in 2018, “Underpants Thief” is a groundbreaking film that explores a particular sexual obsession. The film opens with Nayani putting her clothes on a clothesline as Sam, the underpants thief, watches furtively from a distance. The film then follows Sam as his fetish leads him to attempt to buy clothes at a lingerie store and simply touch a female body. As the film unfolds, the psychological scars that Sam nurses are revealed. The film was permitted to screen with an “adults only” certification by the Sri Lankan Public Performance Control Board. Winner, Best Feature Film, Delhi International Film Festival (India) Nominee, Grand Prix, Osaka Asian Film Festival (Japan). Director: Somaratne Dissanayake.