For Tamil people her name means “Miss Victory”, for the Sri Lankan government she is a terrorist under surveillance. Vetrichelvi was a fighter for 18 years, joining Tamil Tigers at the age of 17. Now, just recently being released from jail, she is determined to tell the world the unknown story of the female fighters to face her own dark past and finally try to live a normal life. But is that possible in a country still divided by the past war?


Director: Agnieszka Zwiefka
Camera: Kacper Czubak
Editing: Tom Ernst
Sound: Sebastian Löffler
Producers: Stefan Kloos, Michaela Pnacekova
Co-producer: Agnieszka Zwiefka

Produced by: Kloos & Co. OST UG Leipzig, Germany
Co-produced by: Chilli Productions, Poland


SCARS was financed through a German-Polish-Dutch coproduction by Kloos & Co. Medien (D), Chilli Productions (PL) and Witfilm (NL) with the support of EURIMAGES, the German-Polish Co-Development and Co-Production Fund (MDM, PISF) and the CATAPULT FILM FUND (USA).