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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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Credited cast:
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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
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Horm Chhora
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Himself (archive footage)
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Himself (archive footage)
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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Academy Award - winning cinematographer Anthony Dod Mantle also shot Slumdog Millionaire (2008), which is told - in part - from a child's perspective, too. See more »

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When Luong is watching three men carrying a body on a stretcher, the body has its chest uncovered but in the next scene is covered by a red-and-white piece of cloth. See more »

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written and Performed by Robin Foster, published by Upton Park Music Publishing
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Engrossing and Disturbing
30 September 2017 | by (India) – See all my reviews

The movie has some disturbing details and contrasting imagery that strikes a cord.. You will forever sympathize with the girl's trauma.. The communist revolution's ugly slavery is engrossingly depicted..The girl is forced to go through some horrible ordeal - both physically and emotionally. The starved and hapless beings depicted in the movie are very disturbing..

Watch it if you want to exhibit your angst against the communists!!!


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