First They Killed My Father

TitleFirst They Killed My Father
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsJolie, Angelina
Running Time136 minutes
Date Released09/2017
DistributorNetflix
CountryUnited States
Mediumfilm
Publication Languagekhmer, english
Abstract

Based on the memoir by Loung Ung, this film explores the impact of the Cambodian genocide on children after the Cambodian Civil War and during the Cambodian-Vietnamese War. Ung's family flees Phnom Penh after the Americans evacuate and the Khmer Rouge takes power. She becomes an orphaned refugee and later child soldier, unwittingly inflicting violence on other children by planting land mines in the countryside. 

Cast

Sreymoch Sareum

Kompheak Phoeung

Socheata Sveng

Dara Heng

Kimhak Mun

Credits

Produced by Angelina Jolie, Rithy Panh, Ted Sarandos, and Michael Vieira

Directed by Angelina Jolie

Screenplay byd Loung Ung and Angelina Jolie

Cinematography by Anthony Dod Mantle

Edited by Xavier Box and Patricia Rommel

Music by Marco Beltrami

Genre

Biography, Drama

Alternate TitleFirst They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers; មុនដំបូងខ្មែរក្រហមសម្លាប់ប៉ារបស់ខ្ញុំ
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