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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ellen Kuras; Thavisouk Phrasavath; Flora Fernandez-Marengo; Cara Mertes; W Wilder Knight; Gini Reticker; Chiemi Karasawa; Howard Shore; Boualay Vannalith; PandinLao Films.; American Documentary Films.; Cinema Guild.
|Language Note:||Narration in English; interviews in Lao with English subtitles.|
|Notes:||Originally produced in 2008.
Extras: Audio commentary by director Ellen Kuras and executive producer Cara Mertes; Q&A interview with director Ellen Kuras & co-director Thavisouk Phrasavath; Conversation with director Ellen Kuras and composer Howard Shore; Archival footage and selected newsreels; Additional montage footage of Laos; Excerpts of Thavisouk's first interview (1986); Thavisouk returns to Laos; Omitted scene: Thavi pays respects by becoming a novice monk for two days; Filmmakers' biographies; Theatrical trailer; Photo gallery.
|Credits:||Music composed and conducted by Howard Shore ; cinematography by Ellen Kuras ; edited by Thavisouk Phrasavath.|
|Performer(s):||Voice of the grandmother by Boualay Vannalith ; narrator, Thavisouk Phrasavath.|
|Awards:||Winner, Cinereach Award, Human Rights Watch, International Film Festival, 2008; Winner, Spectrum Award, Full Frame, Documentary Film Festival, 2008; Official selection, Sundance Film Festival, 2008; Official selection, Berlin International Film Festival, 2008.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, NTSC, 1.85:1 aspect ratio (16/9), Dolby digital 5.1.|
|Contents:||When I was a child in Laos --
History and perspective --
I run between what is remembered and what is forgotten --
Eagle prophecy ; The U.S. comes to Laos --
Bombing in the marketplace --
After the Americans left --
On the night of my escape --
Time of traveling --
I heard some talk about America --
Kids in America have changed --
Phone call from Thailand --
A turtle is released into the wild --
A funeral --
To have a hand is to make good things --
|Other Titles:||Nerakhoun (Motion picture)
POV (Television program)
|Responsibility:||PandinLao Films presents ; a film by Ellen Kuras, Thavisouk Phrasavath ; directed by Ellen Kuras ; co-directed by Thavisouk Phrasavath ; written by Ellen Kuras, Thavisouk Phrasavath ; produced by Ellen Kuras, Flora Fernandez-Marengo ; executive produced for P.O.V./American Documentary by Cara Mertes ; co-produced by W. Wilder Knight II, Gini Reticker, Chiemi Karasawa ; a co-production with American Documentary/P.O.V.|
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