The Killing Fields

The Killing Fields
The Killing Fields

Year

1984

Duration

139 minutes

Genres

War Films

Language

English

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Synopsis

A powerful depiction of the terrible events in Cambodia in the 1970s, when a fanatical regime killed hundreds of thousands of their own people. This excellent drama uses the friendship between an American journalist and his Cambodian translator (played by Haing S Ngor, a non-actor who was a survivor of the events being portrayed) as our starting point for trying to begin to understand what went on in that tragic chapter of human history.

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15 Classification

Contains strong war horror, violence and language.

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