Ilayum Mullum Leaves and Thorns 1993/91 mins/Col/Malayalam/EST Dir: K.P. Sasi Principal Cast: Pallavi Joshi, Santhi Krishna, Kanya, Sabanam Shantha, Parvathy, Sri Devi and Lakshmi are very close friends, working together in a weaving centre. Their bold behaviour is frowned upon by the male-dominated village community. Fed up by the harassment and the village grapevine, the girls decide to commit suicide. Sri Devi's sympathetic mother saves her from the fatal action but the other two, end their life.. Festival Participation/Awards: Indian Panorama, International Film Festival of India.