Directed by Rithy Panh
This mournful drama by Rithy Panh (S21: The Khmer
Rouge Killing Machine) follows the plight of Cambodian rice farmers who
struggle to survive after the death of their family patriarch. Based on a
novel by Shahnon Ahmad, the film features breathtaking shots of the rural
countryside plus tender and moving characterizations of each of the family
members. "...a hauntingly powerful story... a cinematic marvel" (Hollywood
Reporter). In Khmer with English subtitles. 125 minutes.