First They Killed My Father Poster

Release Date: 2017

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 16 min

Plot Summary
Loung Ung is 5 years old when the Khmer Rouge assumes power over Cambodia in 1975. They soon begin a four-year reign of terror and genocide in which nearly 2 million Cambodians die. Forced from her family's home in Phnom Penh, Ung is trained as a child soldier while her six siblings are sent to labor camps.

Cast: Sareum Srey Moch, Phoeung Kompheak, Sveng Socheata, Tharoth Sam

Director: Angelina Jolie

Genres: Biography, Historical drama

Production Co: Netflix

Keywords: Love, Escape, 1970s, Sacrifice, Gripping, Inspiring, Soldier

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Nominated Film Not in the English Language
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Nominated Best Foreign Language Film