Enemies of the people [a personal journey into the heart of the killing fields] / an Old Street Films/Thet Sambath production ; written, directed, filmed and produced by Rob Lemkin and Thet Sambath

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Subjects: Political atrocities--Cambodia
Feature films
Documentary films
Cambodia--Politics and government--1975-1979
Parti communiste du Kampuchea
Sambath Thet, 1968-
Nuon Chea, 1926-
Pol Pot
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English, Khmer, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai, English (translated from), Khmer (translated from)
Audience: Adult, Unrated
Edition: 2 disc special ed
Published: [Oxford, England] : Old Street Films, [2011]
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (94 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (26 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Additional Authors: Producer : Lemkin, Robert
Narrator : Sambath Thet, 1968-
Composer : Pemberton, Daniel
Old Street Films
Notes: UPC: 608938795878
Videorecording number: OSF001
DVD, NTSC, all regions; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby digital stereo
Original soundtrack option includes original English narration with original on camera dialogue in Khmer; Khmer soundtrack option includes Khmer narration voiced over original English narration with on camera dialogue in Khmer; optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German, Thai, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean available for either soundtrack
Subtitle from container
Narrated by Thet Sambath
Credits: Editor, Stefan Ronowicz; executive producers, Mike Wang, Rob Lemkin, Sandra Whipham ; music, Daniel Pemberton
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009
Accompanying booklet includes articles by Thet Sambath and Rob Lemkin, an essay on the videoconference: Victims + perpetrators = survivors, and a guide to the DVDs' contents
Summary: The men and women who perpetrated the Cambodian killing fields massacres -- from the foot soldiers who slit throats to the party's ideological leader, Nuon Chea, aka Brother Number Two -- break a 30-year silence to give testimony never before heard or seen. Unprecedented access from top to bottom of the Khmer Rouge has been achieved through a decade of work by one of Cambodia's top investigative journalists, Thet Sambath
Contents: Disc 1. Enemies of the people main feature film (94 min.) -- Featurette: One day at Po Chrey : anatomy of a massacre (29 min.) -- Deleted scenes. Looking for Vorn (11 min.) -- Sambath after the arrest (5 min.) -- Khoun describes the plan (5 min.) -- Map to murder (2 min.) -- Suon's extra comment (Warning: extreme content, 4 min.) -- Nuon Chea uncut. 1 (29 min.) -- Nuon Che uncut. 2 (12 min.) -- Disc 2. Videoconference: Victims, perpetrators: survivors (44 min.) -- Question & answer sessions (2 hr., 34 min.) -- Television reports (22 min.) -- Director interviews (50 min.) -- Music video (5 min.)
Contents: Main feature film scenes. Recurring dreams -- Khmer Rouge come to power -- How Pol Pot became secretary general -- Ours was a peaceful regime -- Review and renactment -- Confronting a killer -- I cried secretly -- Meeting Sister Em -- Nuon Chea opens up -- Sambath's mother -- Pol Pot's big mistake -- A patriot in an unfair society -- Suon and Khoun meet Nuon Chea -- Sambath's brother -- Sambath reveals -- Human gall -- Nuon Chea's last meal -- Reflections
Disc 1 features include optional directors' commentary and filmmakers' extra commentary
Winner: Special Jury Prize, Sundance Film Festival ; Grand Jury Award, Full Frame Film Festival ; Outstanding Documentary, Hong Kong Film Festival
OCLC Number: 780322149
ISBN/ISSN: 6089387958