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.
Enemies of the people (Documentary film : 2009)
2 disc special ed.
Narrated in English; on camera, Khmer; with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German, Thai, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.
2 videodiscs (94 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Standard Identifiers
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.
Special features: Anatomy of a massacre featurette; exclusive deleted scenes including Nuon Chea uncut and Looking for Vorn on Sambath's search for his missing brother; theatrical trailer; historic videoconference from Long Beach to Bangkok; director Q&A's including David Puttnam, producer of Oscar-winning The killing fields; music video; TV reports; Khmer version; filmmakers' commentaries.
Formatted Contents Note
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.
Digital File Characteristics
video file DVD video all regions
System Details Note
DVD; NTSC, all regions; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby digital stereo.