“In September, french theaters will show Golden Slumbers, a documentary of Davy Chou. Shot in 2010, the movie covers the staggering rise of Cambodian cinema (1960-1975) brutally stopped by the putsch of the Khmer Rouge. The artisans of the seventh art, considered as “enemies of the people”, were by a majority killed while hundreds of films were destroyed. Grandson of a former Cambodian producer, Davy Chou relates this unknown story collecting testimonies, memories, of some survivors and exploring what remains from the cinematographic places of that time. A great initiative produced by Vycky Films and the collective Touscoprod”.
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