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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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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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Cambodia's King Norodom Sihamoni, who attended the premiere, has a deep interest in art and culture, focused on ballet and classical Cambodian dance. His late father, former King Norodom Sihanouk, produced, wrote, directed and sometimes even acted in more than two dozen films made when he was in and out of power. Sihamoni once acted himself in Mon village au coucher du soleil (1994), directed by his father. See more »

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written and Performed by Robin Foster, published by Upton Park Music Publishing
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Phenomenal film! Highly recommend.
15 September 2017 | by (Mayfield Village, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Exquisite cinematography, phenomenal performances, and a magnificent account of modern day genocide. Based on the incredible memoir by Loung Ung, First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers, tells a haunting story of survival. The images stay with you long after the film concludes, and you're left with an indelible memory of atrocities that are scarcely known. As well as an understanding of how human beings can transcend staggering circumstances. Must see!


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