The Killing Fields

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The Killing Fields

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The Killing Fields

Release Date: November 23, 1984

Year    :   1984
Slogan    :   «Here, only the silent survive.»
Genres    :   Drama, History, War
Production Companies    :   Goldcrest, International Film Investors, Enigma Productions
Director    :   Roland Joffé
Producers    :   Iain Smith, Juliet Taylor, Susie Figgis, Marion Dougherty, David Puttnam, Pat Golden
Writers    :   Bruce Robinson
RunTime    :   142 mins.
Budget    :   14400000
Revenue    :   34700291

The real-life story of a friendship between two journalists, an American and a Cambodian, during the bloody Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in 1975, which led to the death of 2-3 million Cambodians during the next four years, until Pol Pot's regime was toppled by the intervening Vietnamese in 1979.

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