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The Killing fields

Author: Sam WaterstonHaing NgorCraig T NelsonSydney H SchanbergGoldcrest Films and Television.All authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dith Pran is an aide, translator and friend of two journalists who are covering the war in Cambodia. He is eventually exiled to the labor camps in Cambodia's countryside, where he endures four years of starvation, torture and war before escaping to Thailand.
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Genre/Form: History
Drama
Films
Named Person: Dith Pran; Dith Pran
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Waterston; Haing Ngor; Craig T Nelson; Sydney H Schanberg; Goldcrest Films and Television.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 28481413
Notes: Producer, David Puttnam ; director, Roland Joffe ; screenplay, Bruce Robinson ; music, Mike Oldfield.
Based on the novel "The Death and Life of Dith Pran" by Sydney Schanberg.
Closed Captioning for the hearing impaired.
Winner of 3 Academy Awards in 1984.
Videocassette release of the 1984 motion picture by Goldcrest Films & Television Ltd.
"VHS 11419."
Credits: Dir. by Roland Joffe ; music by Mike Oldfield ; adapted from "The death and life of Dith Pran", by Sydney Schanberg.
Cast: Sam Waterston, Dr. Haing S. Ngor, Craig T. Nelson, John Malkovich, Athol Fugard.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videocassette (142 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: Goldcrest Films & Television Ltd.

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Dith Pran is an aide, translator and friend of two journalists who are covering the war in Cambodia. He is eventually exiled to the labor camps in Cambodia's countryside, where he endures four years of starvation, torture and war before escaping to Thailand.

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