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Film Details

Nomination Category:

Best Documentary Feature Film

Ceremony Year:

2009

Country:

Cambodia / France

Producers:

Gerard Lacroix, Leslie F. Grunberg and Gerard Pont

Co-Producers:

Chandara Saidnattar and Antoine Martin

Director:

Roshane Saidnattar

Roshane Saidnattar, a young filmmaker and survivor of the Cambodian death camps of the 1970s, meets the chief theorist of the Khmer Rouge, Khieu Samphân. Spurred by the man’s lies and denial, the director and her mother, who also survived the horror of the camps, return to Cambodia and find the strength to talk about their experiences.