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First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers (2017)

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Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung recounts the horrors she suffered as a child under the rule of the deadly Khmer Rouge.

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Loung Ung
Phoeung Kompheak ...
Pa Ung
Sveng Socheata ...
Ma Ung
Mun Kimhak ...
Kim
Heng Dara ...
Meng
Khoun Sothea ...
Khouy
Sarun Nika ...
Geak
Run Malyna ...
Chaou
Oun Srey Neang ...
Keav
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Horm Chhora
Mony Ros ...
(as Ros Mony)
Tharoth Sam ...
Khmer Rouge Leader
Nout Sophal ...
(as Nuth Sophal)
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Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung recounts the horrors she suffered as a child under the rule of the deadly Khmer Rouge.

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Producer Rithy Panh is himself a survivor of the Cambodian genocide. His acclaimed documentaries Cambodia, entre guerre et paix (1991), Bophana, une tragédie cambodgienne (1996), La terre des âmes errantes (2000), S-21, la machine de mort Khmère rouge (2003), Duch, le maître des forges de l'enfer (2011) and L'image manquante (2013) are about the victims, the perpetrators and his own experiences. See more »

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written and Performed by Robin Foster, published by Upton Park Music Publishing
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Excellent moving account of a history
17 September 2017 | by (77030) – See all my reviews

Angelina Jolie is a superb director in this film. Perfect casting, great cinematography and staging, fluid story. Seeing the events from the point of view of a child really impressed me and conveyed all the horror of that conflict. Jolie has shown that she is a sensitive individual who does not follow Hollywood mediocre guidelines; she is led by intelligence, knowledge and a strong instinct to deliver a message to the world.


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